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.
- 1675King Philip’s War: A combined effort by the Plymouth, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut colonies attacks the Great Swamp Fort, owned by the Narragansetts.
- 1783In Rocky Hill, New Jersey, US General George Washington gives his “Farewell Address to the Army”.
- 1899The Boers begin their 118 day siege of British held Ladysmith during the Second Boer War.
- 1914Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
- 1920In the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. The first broadcast is the result of the U.S. presidential election, 1920.
- 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.
- 1966The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
- 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.
- 2000The first resident crew to the ISS docked in November 2nd on the Soyuz TM-31.
Who were born on November 2?
- 1891David Townsend, Art Director (d. 1935)
- 1906Daniil Andreev, Russian poet (d. 1959)
- 1911Odysseas Elytis, Greek poet, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
- 1951Thomas Mallon, American novelist and critic
- 1967Scott Walker, American politician
- 1977Jason Cerbone, American actor
- 1977Konstantinos Economidis, Greek tennis player
- 1981Roddy White, American football player
- 1982Charles Itandje, French footballer
- 1987Danny Cipriani, English rugby union player
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