Historical Events on November 2 (Part 2)

  • 2018 Tiger thought to have killed 13 people shot dead after month-long hunt near Pandharkawada, central India
  • 2019 9th Rugby World Cup, Yokohama: South African fly-half Handré Pollard lands 6 penalties and 2 conversions as Springboks beat favourites England, 32-12 for their 3rd title
  • 2019 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Covfefe, Belvoir Bay, Spun to Run, Iridessa, Mitole, Uni, Blue Prize, Bricks and Mortar, Vino Rosso
  • 2020 Baby Shark by Pinkfong becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with over 7.04 billion views
  • 2020 Gunmen storm Kabul University, Afghanistan, shooting at least 22 dead with Islamic State group claiming responsibility

Film & TV History

2020 Johnny Depp loses libel case against UK newspaper "The Sun", which called him a "wife-beater", said he assaulted wife Amber Heard

  • 2021 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
  • 2021 Former police captains Eric Adams elected the second African American mayor of New York
  • 2021 Jihadist gunman ambush and kill 69 people, including a local mayor in south-west Niger, adding to the 530 killed in 2021 to date
  • 2022 Ethiopia’s government and Tigrayan authorities reach an agreement end fighting after two years at peace talks in South Africa [1]
  • 2022 MLB World Series: Houston Astros pitcher Cristian Javier and 3 relievers combine for no-hitter in 5-0 win over Phillies to tie series 2-2 at Citizen's Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the only other Series no-hitter was Don Larsen's perfect game in 1956
  • 2022 US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates for a fourth straight time to range of between 3.75% and 4.00%, its highest since 2008 in an effort to fight ongoing inflation [1]