What Happened on November 2, 2021

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Atlanta Braves win 4th title in franchise history; beat Houston Astros, 7-0 in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park, Houston for 4-2 series victory; MVP: Braves outfielder Jorge Soler
  • Former police captains Eric Adams elected the second African American mayor of New York
  • Jihadist gunman ambush and kill 69 people, including a local mayor in south-west Niger, adding to the 530 killed in 2021 to date
2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Mohamed Soukhane, Algerian soccer defender (6 caps; Le Havre AC), dies at 90
  • Ronnie Wilson, American R&B keyboardist (Gap Band - "Burn Rubber On Me"), dies at 73
  • Tom Matte, American football running back (Super Bowl 1971; Pro Bowl 1968, 69; NFL rushing TD leader 1969; Baltimore Colts), dies at 82
  • Tomas Leandersson, Swedish ten-pin bowler (FIQ World C'ships 1999; World Tenpin Team Cup 1994; World Games 1993), dies at 55

About November 2, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele