November 2: Day of the Week
November 2, 2020 is the 307th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 59 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
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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)
- 1410The Peace of Bicêtre between the Armagnac and Burgundian factions is signed.
- 1772American Revolutionary War: Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence.
- 1861American Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter.
- 1868Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally
- 1889North and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states.
- 1936The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world’s first regular, “high-definition” (then defined as at least 200 lines) service. Renamed BBC1 in 1964, the channel still runs to this day.
- 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
- 1963South Vietnamese President Ngô Ðình Diệm is assassinated following a military coup.
- 1967Vietnam War: US President Lyndon B. Johnson and “The Wise Men” conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the war.
- 200750,000–100,000 people demonstrate against the Georgian government in Tbilisi.
Who were born on November 2?
- 1892Alice Brady, Academy Award-winning American actress (d. 1939)
- 1908Fred Bakewell, English cricketer (d. 1983)
- 1929Richard E. Taylor, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1938Pat Buchanan, American journalist and politician
- 1966Tim Kirkman, American filmmaker
- 1978Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro, Brazilian mixed-martial artist
- 1979Simone Puleo, Italian footballer
- 1986Andy Rautins, Canadian basketball player
- 1990Kendall Schmidt, American singer and actor (Big Time Rush)
- 1995Brandon Soo Hoo, American actor
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