On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bengt EdlĂ©n, Swedish Astrophysicist who specialized in spectroscopy and discovered the source of unidentified emission lines in solar spectrum, born in Gusum, Sweden (d. 2003)
  • Daniil Andreev, Russian writer, poet and Christian mystic, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • Luchino Visconti, Italian director (The Leopard, Death in Venice), born in Milan (d. 1976)
  • Paul Thompson, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (Stanley Cup 1928 [NY Rangers], 1934, 38 Chicago Black Hawks), born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 1991)