On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1966

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

David Schwimmer

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

  • Khaled Abol Naga, Egyptian actor and activist, born in Cairo
  • 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 country 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
1966 Highlights

About November 2, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio