What Happened on November 2, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

InventionThe First Official Cheerleader

Cheerleading starts at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team
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  • French government of Dupuy forms
  • Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem

Famous Deaths

  • George Goyder, English-born surveyor-general of South Australia (b. 1826)