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November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 59 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

  • 619 – A qaghan of the Western Turkic Khaganate is assassinated in a Chinese palace by Eastern Turkic rivals after the approval of Tang emperor Gaozu.
  • 1410 – The Peace of Bicêtre suspends hostilities in the Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War.
  • 1675Plymouth Colony governor Josiah Winslow leads a colonial militia against the Narragansett during King Philip's War.
  • 1795 – The French Directory, a five-man revolutionary government, is created.
  • 1868Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally.
  • 1889North Dakota and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states.
  • 1899 – The Boers begin their 118-day siege of British-held Ladysmith during the Second Boer War.
  • 1912Bulgaria defeats the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Lule Burgas, the bloodiest battle of the First Balkan War, which opens her way to Constantinople.
  • 1914 – World War I: The Russian Empire declares war on the Ottoman Empire and the Dardanelles are subsequently closed.
  • 1917 – The 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".
  • 1917 – The Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petrograd Soviet, in charge of preparation and carrying out the Russian Revolution, holds its first meeting.
  • 1920 – In the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. The first broadcast is the result of the 1920 United States presidential election.
  • 1936 – The 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.
  • 1940World War II: First day of Battle of Elaia–Kalamas between the Greeks and the Italians.
  • 1947 – In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the "Spruce Goose"), the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.
  • 1949 – The Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference ends with the Netherlands agreeing to transfer sovereignty of the Dutch East Indies to the United States of Indonesia.
  • 1951 – Six thousand British troops arrive in Suez after the Egyptian government abrogates the Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936.[1]
  • 1951 – Canada in the Korean War: A platoon of The Royal Canadian Regiment defends a vital area against a full battalion of Chinese troops in the Battle of the Song-gok Spur. The engagement lasts into the early hours the next day.
  • 1956Hungarian Revolution: Imre Nagy requests UN aid for Hungary. Nikita Khrushchev meets with leaders of other Communist countries to seek their advice on the situation in Hungary, selecting János Kádár as the country's next leader on the advice of Josip Broz Tito.
  • 1956 – Suez Crisis: Israel occupies the Gaza Strip.
  • 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.
  • 1959 – The 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.
  • 1960Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the trial R v Penguin Books Ltd, the Lady Chatterley's Lover case.
  • 1963South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm is assassinated following a military coup.
  • 1964 – King Saud of Saudi Arabia is deposed by a family coup, and replaced by his half-brother Faisal.
  • 1965Norman Morrison, a 31-year-old Quaker, sets himself on fire in front of the river entrance to the Pentagon to protest the use of napalm in the Vietnam war.
  • 1966 – The 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.
  • 1983 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • 1984Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
  • 1986 – U.S. hostage David Jacobsen is released in Beirut after 17 months in captivity.[1]
  • 1988 – The Morris worm, the first Internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT.
  • 1990British Satellite Broadcasting and Sky Television plc merge to form BSkyB as a result of massive losses.
  • 1999Xerox murders: In the worst mass murder in the history of Hawaii, a gunman shoots at eight people in his workplace, killing seven.
  • 2016 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, ending the longest Major League Baseball championship drought at 108 years.
  • 2018 – The Milwaukee Streetcar begins service in Milwaukee.

Births

  • 682Umar II, Arabian caliph (d. 720)
  • 971Mahmud of Ghazni (d. 1030)
  • 1154Constance, Queen of Sicily, wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1198)
  • 1235Henry of Almain, King of the Romans (d. 1271)
  • 1418Gaspare Nadi, Italian builder and writer (d. 1504)
  • 1428Yolande, Duchess of Lorraine (d. 1483)
  • 1470Edward V of England (d. 1483)
  • 1475Anne of York, Fifth daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville (d. 1511)
  • 1549Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain (d. 1580)
  • 1553Magdalene of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (d. 1633)
  • 1636Edward Colston, English merchant and politician (d. 1721)
  • 1649Esmé Stewart, 2nd Duke of Richmond (d. 1660)
  • 1692Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer and diplomat (d. 1766)
  • 1696Conrad Weiser, American soldier, monk, and judge (d. 1760)
  • 1699Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter and educator (d. 1779)[2]
  • 1709Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1759)
  • 1734Daniel Boone, American hunter and explorer (d. 1820)
  • 1739Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1799)
  • 1741Joan van der Capellen tot den Pol, Dutch lawyer and politician (d. 1784)
  • 1754Gaspard de Bernard de Marigny, French general (d. 1794)
  • 1755Marie Antoinette, Austrian-French queen consort of Louis XVI of France (d. 1793)[3]
  • 1766Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
  • 1777Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor and translator (d. 1822)
  • 1795James K. Polk, American lawyer and politician, 11th President of the United States (d. 1849)
  • 1799John Light Atlee, American physician and surgeon (d. 1885)
  • 1799 – Titian Peale, American entomologist and photographer (d. 1885)
  • 1808Jules Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly, French author and critic (d. 1889)
  • 1815George Boole, English mathematician and philosopher (d. 1864)
  • 1821George Bowen, Irish-English diplomat, 5th Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1899)
  • 1833Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian physician and academic (d. 1904)
  • 1837Émile Bayard, French illustrator and painter (d. 1891)
  • 1844Mehmed V, Ottoman sultan (d. 1918)
  • 1844 – John J. Loud, American inventor (d. 1916)
  • 1847Georges Sorel, French philosopher and author (d. 1922)
  • 1855Henrik Schück, Swedish historian, author, and academic (d. 1947)
  • 1865Warren G. Harding, American journalist and politician, 29th President of the United States (d. 1923)
  • 1877Joseph De Piro, Maltese priest and missionary (d. 1933)
  • 1877 – Aga Khan III, Indian 48th Shia Imam (d. 1957)
  • 1877 – Victor Trumper, Australian cricketer (d. 1915)
  • 1878Ōkido Moriemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 23rd Yokozuna (d. 1930)
  • 1879Marion Jones Farquhar, American tennis player and violinist (d. 1965)
  • 1883Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, Canadian cardinal (d. 1947)
  • 1885Harlow Shapley, American astronomer and academic (d. 1972)
  • 1886Dhirendranath Datta, Pakistani lawyer and politician (d. 1971)
  • 1890Nishinoumi Kajirō III, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 30th Yokozuna (d. 1933)
  • 1890 – Moa Martinson, Swedish author (d. 1964)
  • 1891David Townsend, American art director and set decorator (d. 1935)
  • 1892Alice Brady, American actress (d. 1939)
  • 1893Battista Farina, Italian businessman, founded the Pininfarina Company (d. 1966)
  • 1894Alexander Lippisch, German-American aerodynamicist and engineer (d. 1976)
  • 1899Peter Aufschnaiter, Austrian mountaineer, geographer, and cartographer (d. 1973)
  • 1903Travis Jackson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1987)
  • 1905Isabella Smith Andrews, New Zealand writer (d. 1990)[4]
  • 1905 – James Dunn, American actor (d. 1967)
  • 1905 – Georges Schehadé, Lebanese poet and playwright (d. 1989)
  • 1906Daniil Andreyev, Russian poet and mystic (d. 1959)
  • 1906 – Luchino Visconti, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1976)
  • 1908Fred Bakewell, English cricketer (d. 1983)
  • 1908 – Bunny Berigan, American trumpet player (d. 1942)
  • 1910Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian lawyer and politician, Egyptian Minister of Interior (d. 1999)
  • 1911Odysseas Elytis, Greek poet and critic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
  • 1911 – Raphael M. Robinson, American mathematician, philosopher, and theorist (d. 1995)
  • 1913Burt Lancaster, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1914Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball player and manager (d. 1997)
  • 1914 – Ray Walston, American actor (d. 2001)
  • 1915Sidney Luft, American film producer (d. 2005)
  • 1917Ann Rutherford, American actress (d. 2012)
  • 1918Alexander Vraciu, American commander and pilot of Romanian descent (d. 2015)
  • 1919Warren Stevens, American actor (d. 2012)
  • 1920Bill Mazer, Ukrainian-American journalist and sportscaster (d. 2013)
  • 1921Shepard Menken, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1921 – Bill Mosienko, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1994)
  • 1922Seánie Duggan, Irish hurler (d. 2013)
  • 1924David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1988)
  • 1924 – Rudy Van Gelder, American record producer and engineer (d. 2016)
  • 1926Myer Skoog, American basketball player (d. 2019)
  • 1926 – Charlie Walker, American country music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and DJ (d. 2008)
  • 1927Steve Ditko, American author and illustrator (d. 2018)
  • 1927 – John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, English businessman and politician
  • 1928Gerry Alexander, Jamaican cricketer and veterinarian (d. 2011)
  • 1928 – Paul Johnson, English journalist, historian, and author
  • 1929Amar Bose, American engineer and businessman, founded the Bose Corporation (d. 2013)
  • 1929 – Robert Gover, American journalist and author (d. 2015)
  • 1929 – Muhammad Rafiq Tarar, Pakistani judge and politician, 9th President of Pakistan
  • 1929 – Richard E. Taylor, Canadian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)
  • 1931Phil Woods, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2015)
  • 1932Ron Sproat, American screenwriter and playwright (d. 2009)
  • 1933Clarence D. Rappleyea Jr., lawyer and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1934Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis player[5]
  • 1935Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Indian author
  • 1936Rose Bird, American lawyer and judge, 25th Chief Justice of California (d. 1999)
  • 1936 – Jack Starrett, American actor and director (d. 1989)
  • 1937Earl Carroll, American singer (d. 2012)
  • 1938Jay Black, American singer
  • 1938 – Pat Buchanan, American journalist and politician
  • 1938 – David Eden Lane, American white supremacist (d. 2007)
  • 1938 – Queen Sofía of Spain
  • 1939Pauline Neville-Jones, Baroness Neville-Jones, English broadcaster and politician, Minister for Security
  • 1939 – Richard Serra, American sculptor and academic
  • 1940Jim Bakken, American football player[6]
  • 1940 – Phil Minton, English singer and trumpet player
  • 1941Brian Poole, English pop-rock singer
  • 1941 – Arun Shourie, Indian journalist, economist, and politician, Indian Minister of Communications
  • 1941 – Dave Stockton, American golfer
  • 1941 – Bruce Welch, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1942Shere Hite, German sexologist, author, and educator
  • 1942 – Stefanie Powers, American actress
  • 1944Patrice Chéreau, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1944 – Keith Emerson, English pianist, keyboard player, and composer (d. 2016)
  • 1945Giorgos Kolokithas, Greek basketball player (d. 2013)
  • 1945 – Larry Little, American football player
  • 1945 – J. D. Souther, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1946Alan Jones, Australian race car driver and sportscaster
  • 1946 – Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (d. 2001)
  • 1947Dave Pegg, English bass player and producer
  • 1949Lois McMaster Bujold, American author
  • 1951Thomas Mallon, American novelist, essayist, and critic
  • 1951 – Lindy Morrison, Australian rock drummer
  • 1952Maxine Nightingale, English R&B/soul singer
  • 1954Pat Croce, American businessman and author
  • 1955Chris Burnett, American saxophonist and composer
  • 1955 – Thomas Grunenberg, German footballer and manager
  • 1956Dale Brown, American author and pilot
  • 1957Carter Beauford, American drummer and composer
  • 1958Willie McGee, American baseball player and manager
  • 1959Peter Mullan, Scottish actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1960Rosalyn Fairbank, South African tennis player
  • 1961k.d. lang, Canadian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1961 – Jeff Tedford, American football player and coach
  • 1962David Brock, American journalist and author
  • 1962 – Mireille Delunsch, French operatic soprano
  • 1962 – Derek Mountfield, English footballer and manager
  • 1963Bobby Dall, American bass player
  • 1963 – Jonas Gardell, Swedish author and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Ron McGovney, American bass player
  • 1963 – Borut Pahor, Slovenian lawyer and politician, 4th President of Slovenia
  • 1963 – Craig Saavedra, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Park Young-seok, South Korean mountaineer and explorer (d. 2011)
  • 1964Britta Lejon, Swedish lawyer and politician
  • 1965Nick Boles, English businessman and politician
  • 1965 – Arnold Clavio, Filipino journalist
  • 1965 – Shah Rukh Khan, Indian film actor, producer and television host
  • 1966David Schwimmer, American actor
  • 1967Kurt Elling, American singer-songwriter
  • 1967 – Simon Hill, English-Australian journalist and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Scott Walker, American politician, 45th Governor of Wisconsin
  • 1968Neal Casal, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and photographer (d. 2019)
  • 1969Reginald Arvizu, American rock musician
  • 1972Marion Posch, Italian snowboarder[7]
  • 1972 – Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer and coach
  • 1972 – Vladimir Vorobiev, Russian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1972 – Samantha Womack, British actress, singer and director
  • 1973Ben Graham, Australian footballer
  • 1973 – Marisol Nichols, American actress
  • 1974Orlando Cabrera, Colombian-American baseball player
  • 1974 – Nelly, American rapper
  • 1974 – Prodigy, American rapper (d. 2017)
  • 1974 – Sofia Polgar, Hungarian chess player
  • 1975Stéphane Sarrazin, French race car driver
  • 1975 – Chris Walla, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1976 – Thierry Omeyer, French handball goalkeeper[8]
  • 1976 – Sidney Ponson, Aruban baseball player
  • 1977Rodney Buford, American basketball player
  • 1977 – Konstantinos Economidis, Greek tennis player[9]
  • 1977 – Leon Taylor, English diver and sportscaster
  • 1978Carmen Cali, American baseball player
  • 1979Simone Puleo, Italian footballer
  • 1980Diego Lugano, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1980 – Amos Roberts, Australian rugby player
  • 1980 – Kim So-yeon, South Korean actress
  • 1981Monica Iozzi, Brazilian actress
  • 1981 – Mitchell Johnson, Australian cricketer
  • 1981 – Rafael Márquez Lugo, Mexican footballer
  • 1981 – Miryo, South Korean rapper
  • 1981 – Roddy White, American football player[10]
  • 1982Yunel Escobar, Cuban-American baseball player
  • 1982 – Charles Itandje, French footballer
  • 1983Ebonette Deigaeruk, Nauruan weightlifter[11]
  • 1983 – Darren Young, American wrestler
  • 1986Andy Rautins, Canadian basketball player
  • 1987Danny Cipriani, English rugby player
  • 1988Lisa Bowman, Irish netball player[12]
  • 1988 – Julia Görges, German tennis player[13]
  • 1989Stevan Jovetić, Montenegrin footballer
  • 1989 – Natalie Pluskota, American tennis player
  • 1989 – Luke Schenn, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1990Christopher Dibon, Austrian footballer
  • 1992Naomi Ackie, British actress
  • 1994Shaq Coulthirst, English footballer
  • 1995Hanna Öberg, Swedish biathlete, olympic champion
  • 1997Davis Keillor-Dunn, English footballer
  • 1998Elkie Chong, Hong Kong singer and actress

Deaths

  • 1083Matilda of Flanders (b. 1031)
  • 1148Saint Malachy (b. 1094)
  • 1261Bettisia Gozzadini (b. 1209)[14]
  • 1285Peter III of Aragon (b. 1239)
  • 1319John Sandale, Bishop of Winchester
  • 1483Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1454)
  • 1521Margaret of Lorraine, Duchess of Alençon and nun (b. 1463)
  • 1610Richard Bancroft, English archbishop and academic (b. 1544)
  • 1618Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria (b. 1568)
  • 1716Engelbert Kaempfer, German botanist and physician (b. 1651)
  • 1807Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, French politician, Prime Minister of France (b. 1730)
  • 1834Maria Teresa Poniatowska, Polish noblewoman (b. 1760)
  • 1846Esaias Tegnér, Swedish poet and bishop (b. 1782)
  • 1852Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (b. 1782)
  • 1863Theodore Judah, American engineer (b. 1826)
  • 1877Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, Prussian field marshal (b. 1784)
  • 1883William Morgan, English-Australian politician, 14th Premier of South Australia (b. 1828)
  • 1886James Watney junior, English brewer, cricketer, and politician (b. 1832)
  • 1887Alfred Domett, English-New Zealand poet and politician, 4th Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1811)
  • 1887 – Jenny Lind, Swedish operatic soprano (b. 1820)
  • 1898George Goyder, English-Australian surveyor (b. 1826)
  • 1905Albert von Kölliker, Swiss anatomist and physiologist (b. 1817)
  • 1911Kyrle Bellew, English actor (b. 1850)
  • 1930Viggo Jensen, Danish weightlifter, target shooter, and gymnast (b. 1874)
  • 1935Jock Cameron, South African cricketer (b. 1905)
  • 1944Thomas Midgley, Jr., American chemist and engineer (b. 1889)
  • 1945Hélène de Pourtalès, Swiss sailor (b. 1868)[15]
  • 1949Jerome F. Donovan, American lawyer and politician (b. 1872)
  • 1950George Bernard Shaw, Irish author, playwright, and critic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856)
  • 1952Mehmet Esat Bülkat, Greek-Turkish general (b. 1862)
  • 1958Jean Couzy, French mountaineer and engineer (b. 1923)
  • 1959Michael Considine, Irish-Australian trade union leader and politician (b. 1885)
  • 1960Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek conductor and composer (b. 1896)
  • 1961Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa I, Hakim of Bahrain (b. 1894)
  • 1961 – James Thurber, American humorist and cartoonist (b. 1894)
  • 1963Ngô Đình Diệm, Vietnamese politician, 1st President of the Republic of Vietnam (b. 1901)
  • 1963 – Ngô Đình Nhu, Vietnamese activist, archivist, politician, and tactical strategist (b. 1910)
  • 1966Peter Debye, Dutch-American physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)
  • 1966 – Mississippi John Hurt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1892)
  • 1970Richard Cushing, American cardinal (b. 1895)
  • 1970 – Pierre Veyron, French race car driver (b. 1903)
  • 1971Robert Mensah, Ghanaian footballer (b. 1939)
  • 1975Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 1981Wally Wood, American author, illustrator, and publisher (b. 1927)
  • 1982Lester Roloff, American preacher and radio host (b. 1914)
  • 1990Eliot Porter, American photographer, chemist, and academic (b. 1901)
  • 1991Irwin Allen, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • 1991 – Mort Shuman, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1936)
  • 1992Robert Arneson, American sculptor and academic (b. 1930)
  • 1992 – Hal Roach, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1892)
  • 1994Martin Taras, American animator and director (b. 1914)
  • 1994 – Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor, American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright (b. 1917)
  • 1996Eva Cassidy, American singer (b. 1963)
  • 1996 – John G. Crommelin, American admiral and politician (b. 1902)
  • 1998Vincent Winter, Scottish actor and production manager (b. 1957)
  • 2000Robert Cormier, American journalist and author (b. 1925)
  • 2002Charles Sheffield, American physicist and author (b. 1935)
  • 2003Frank McCloskey, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1939)
  • 2004Theo van Gogh, Dutch actor, director, and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2005Ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian footballer and manager (b. 1919)
  • 2007Charmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (b. 1978)
  • 2007 – Igor Moiseyev, Russian dancer and choreographer (b. 1906)
  • 2007 – The Fabulous Moolah, American wrestler (b. 1923)
  • 2008Madelyn Dunham, American banker and business executive (b. 1922)
  • 2009Nien Cheng, Chinese-American author (b. 1915)
  • 2010Clyde King, American baseball player and manager (b. 1924)
  • 2011Boots Plata, Filipino director and screenwriter (b. 1943)
  • 2012Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar, Indian-American mathematician and academic (b. 1930)
  • 2012 – Robert Morton Duncan, American soldier and judge (b. 1927)
  • 2012 – Joe Ginsberg, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Pino Rauti, Italian journalist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Han Suyin, Chinese-Swiss physician and author (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – Kinjarapu Yerran Naidu, Indian politician (b. 1957)
  • 2013Walt Bellamy, American basketball player (b. 1939)
  • 2013 – Ghislaine Dupont, French journalist (b. 1956)
  • 2013 – Clifford Nass, American author and academic (b. 1958)
  • 2013 – Kjell Qvale, Norwegian-American businessman (b. 1919)
  • 2014Acker Bilk, English singer and clarinet player (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – Michael Coleman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1956)
  • 2014 – Veljko Kadijević, Croatian general and politician, 5th Federal Secretary of People's Defence (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – Herman Sarkowsky, German-American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded the Seattle Seahawks (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – Shabtai Teveth, Israeli historian and author (b. 1925)
  • 2015Andrzej Ciechanowiecki, Polish painter, historian, and academic (b. 1924)
  • 2015 – Mike Davies, Welsh-American tennis player and businessman (b. 1936)
  • 2015 – Roy Dommett, English scientist and engineer (b. 1933)
  • 2015 – Tommy Overstreet, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1937)
  • 2017Aboubacar Somparé, Guinean politician (b. 1944)
  • 2018Raymond Chow, Hong Kong film producer (b.1927)[16]
  • 2019Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican television personality, astrologer, actor, and dancer (b. 1932)[17]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Agapius and companions
    • Daniel Payne (Lutheran)
    • Domninus of Vienne
    • Erc of Slane (Ireland)
    • Justus of Trieste
    • Victorinus of Pettau
    • November 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Earliest day on which Election Day can fall, while November 8 is the latest; held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November. (United States)
  • All Souls' Day (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Communion)
  • Coronation of Haile Selassie (Rastafari)
  • Day of the Dead, the second day of Day of the Dead or El Dia de los Muertos celebration (Mexico)
  • Dziady (Belarus)
  • Indian Arrival Day (Mauritius)
  • International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (United Nations)
  • Statehood Day (North Dakota and South Dakota, United States)

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