On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 14th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 14-7 in South Bend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mark Messier plays his 1,616th NHL game, a 3-2 Rangers loss against the St. Blues, to move into 2nd place on the all-time games played list; passes Larry Murphy and ends career with 1,756 games, just 11 shy of Gordie Howe

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Sheffield, American author and physicist (b. 1935)
  • Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), dies from natural causes at 106