Historical Events on November 1 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 265 of 265

  • 1981 1st Class US Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents
  • 1981 3rd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets up 2-1 with 26-7 win
  • 1981 Antigua & Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • 1981 Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
  • 1982 Andrew "Dice" Clay & George Wendt appear in "Trick or Treatment"
  • 1982 Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract
  • 1982 Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
  • 1984 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
  • 1984 Larry Shue's "Foreigner" premieres in NYC
  • 1984 Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000

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1984 Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1985 Netherlands decides definitive sites for cruise missiles
  • 1985 Nostalgia Television begins on cable
  • 1986 Fire in Sandoz factory in Basel, 30 tons of chemicals in the Rhine
  • 1986 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita
  • 1987 17th NYC Women's Marathon won by Priscilla Welch in 2:30:17
  • 1987 18th NYC Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein in 2:11:01
  • 1987 22,000 run in NYC Marathon (won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 2:11:01)
  • 1987 Fukumi Tani wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
  • 1987 NY Jets retire Don Maynards #13
  • 1987 New Orleans Saints shutout Atlanta Falcons 38-0
  • 1988 Chris Sabo, wins National League Rookie of Year award
  • 1988 Staten Island ferry gets 1st pay phones
  • 1989 "Les Miserables" opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco
  • 1989 Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup
  • 1989 Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights
  • 1990 "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 77 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy PM Howe

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1990 Rhetoric escalates as Bush likens Saddam to Hitler

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1990 Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1991 New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules & Traffic signs enforced
  • 1991 Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.
  • 1991 Last of Kuwait oil well fires extinguished by Canadian well control team "SafetyBOSS"
  • 1992 22nd NYC Women's Marathon won by Lisa Ondieki in 2:24:40
  • 1992 23rd NYC Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29
  • 1992 NY Jet Al Toon becomes 10th NFL to catch a pass in 100 straight games
  • 1992 Space Shuttle STS 52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
  • 1993 Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
  • 1993 Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
  • 1993 STS-58 (Columbia) lands
  • 1993 The Maastricht Treaty, the Treaty on European Union comes into effect
  • 1994 Muslim fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
  • 1995 "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

1997 "Titanic" directed by James Cameron, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet premieres at the Tokyo International Film Festival (Academy Awards Best Picture 1998)

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
  • 1998 The European Court of Human Rights is instituted.
  • 1998 49th Formula One WDC: Mika Hakkinen wins by 14 points
  • 2004 "That's What I Love About Sunday" single released by Craig Morgan (Billboard Song of the Year 2005)
  • 2005 First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
  • 2009 The inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is held at the Yas Marina Circuit.
  • 2009 60th Formula One WDC: Jenson Button wins by 11 points
  • 2010 MLB World Series: San Francisco Giants defeat Texas Rangers to win 4-1

Book releaseHistoric Publication

2011 Danielle Steel’s novel “Hotel Vendome” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • 2012 Google's Gmail becomes the world's most popular email service
  • 2012 22 people are killed and 111 injured after a fuel tanker explodes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012 Yellow fever kills 32 people and sickens 50 more in Darfur, Sudan
  • 2012 Acid is poured over a 15 year old girl by her parents after being seen talking to a young man in an "honour killing" in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
  • 2012 Scientists detect evidence of light from the universe's first stars, predicted to have formed 500 million years after the big bang
  • 2012 2 Iranian fighter jets fire on a US General Atomics MQ-1 Predator drone in international air space
  • 2012 46th Country Music Association Award: Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert wins
  • 2014 Western Sydney Wanderers win the AFC Champions League
  • 2014 Bayern wins the 2014 running of the Breeders' Cup Classic
  • 2015 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet's Davutoglus Justice and Development Party regains its parliamentary majority in a surprise result
  • 2017 UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns due to his behavior towards women, part of wider scandal of sexual harassment by UK politicians
  • 2017 Houston Astros win their first baseball World Series defeating the LA Dodgers 5-1 in game 7 at Dodger Stadium
  • 2017 Boiler explosion at a NTPC government-run coal-fired power plant in Rae Bareli, India, kills 29