On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Historic InventionFirst Official Cheerleader

Cheerleading begins in the United States as Johnny Campbell leads the crowd cheering on the football team at the University of Minnesota
Learn More >>

Johhny Campbell coordinates a team to lead the crowd on a football game cheering for University of Minnesota team
Johhny Campbell coordinates a team to lead the crowd on a football game cheering for University of Minnesota team
  • French government of Dupuy forms
  • Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem

Famous Deaths

  • George Goyder, English surveyor-general of South Australia, dies at 72