November 2: Day of the Week
November 2, 2019 is the 306th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 59 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 2 Historical Event(s)
- 1772American Revolutionary War: Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence.
- 1783In Rocky Hill, New Jersey, US General George Washington gives his “Farewell Address to the Army”.
- 1889North and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states.
- 1917The Balfour Declaration proclaims British support for the “establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people” with the clear understanding “that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities”.
- 1947In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Spruce Goose or H-4 The Hercules; the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.
- 1957The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity.
- 1959Quiz show scandals: Twenty One game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance.
- 1959The first section of the M1 motorway, the first inter-urban motorway in the United Kingdom, is opened between the present junctions 5 and 18, along with the M10 motorway and M45 motorway
- 1966The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
- 2000The first resident crew to the ISS docked in November 2nd on the Soyuz TM-31.
Who were born on November 2?
- 1766Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
- 1877Joseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (d. 1933)
- 1894Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)
- 1944Patrice Chéreau, French director, actor and producer
- 1945J. D. Souther, American country-rock singer
- 1963Ron McGovney, American musician
- 1965Samuel Le Bihan, French actor
- 1975Chris Walla, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie)
- 1977Randy Harrison, American actor
- 1981Katharine Isabelle, Canadian actress
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