November 2, 1898 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


1stThe First Official Cheerleader

Cheerleading starts at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team

  • French government of Dupuy forms
  • Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem

Deaths in History

  • George Goyder, English-born surveyor-general of South Australia (b. 1826)