On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Game Maker Activision Blizzard (Call of Duty) buys King.com (Candy Crush) for $5.9 billion
  • Melbourne Cup won by Prince of Penzance ridden by Michelle Payne; first female jockey to win the event

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi politician (supported US 2003 invasion), dies at 71
  • Howard Coble, American politician (Rep-R-NC, 1985-2015), dies at 84
  • Tom Graveney, England cricket batsman (79 Tests), dies of Parkinson's disease at 88