On This Day in History for November 2 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 120 of 120

  • 1984 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1984 Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962
  • 1986 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
  • 1987 Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
  • 1988 Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)
  • 1988 The Morris worm, first internet-distributed computer worm to gain mainstream media attention launched from MIT, strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities
  • 1991 Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • 1992 First test flight of Airbus A330
  • 1993 First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
  • 1993 Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of New Jersey
  • 1993 Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
  • 1993 Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 Rudy Giuliani wins the New York mayoral election, becomes 1st Republican mayor since 1965

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani
  • 1994 Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
  • 1995 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • 1997 27th NYC Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switzerland 2:28:43
  • 1997 Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam
  • 2000 The first crew arrives at the International Space Station.
  • 2014 60 people were killed and 110 injured by a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2015 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull scraps Knights and Dames from Australia's honours system

Birthdays in History

Weddings in History

Deaths in History