What Happened on November 2, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • KHSD TV channel 11 in Lead, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the US

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDavid Schwimmer

David Schwimmer, American actor (Friends, Madagascar), born in Queens, New York

  • Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor and activist, born in Cairo
  • Orlando Merced, MLB outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
  • Rosalyn Fairbank, tennis player, born in Durban, South Africa
  • Sean Kanan, American actor (General Hospital, Rich Girl), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker, born in Monroe, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • Peter Debye, Dutch-American Physical Chemist (Nobel 1936), dies at 82
  • Sadao Araki, Japanese general, Minister of War (1931-34), dies at 89