On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1996

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

  • Christ Prater, English screenprinter, dies at 72
  • Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33

Person of interestToni Stone

Toni Stone, American baseball second baseman (first woman to play in men's Negro League), dies at 75

Baseball Player Toni Stone
Baseball Player
Toni Stone

1996 Highlights

About November 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio