On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hughie" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • Miami Heat’s Pat Riley becomes eighth coach to win 800 games in 97-95 win at Indiana; milestone accomplished 2 weeks shy of his 15th coaching anniversary, faster than any coach in NBA history

Famous Deaths

  • Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Colombian politician, dies
  • Christ Prater, English screenprinter, dies at 72
  • Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33

Person of interestToni Stone

Toni Stone, first woman to play professional baseball in a men's league, dies at 75

Baseball Player Toni Stone
Baseball Player
Toni Stone