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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1977

Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award

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1978

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1978

Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31

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1978

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1979

Peter Shaffers musical "Amadeus," premieres in London

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1980

Willie Sutton, US bank robber, dies at 79

Death
1980

Edith Bunker, character on "All in the Family", dies

Death
1982

Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament

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1982

Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die

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1983

Abp Hickey conducts papal investigation of Abp Hunthausen, Seattle

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1983

Pres Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin L King day

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1984

Margie V Barfield, US murderer, 1st woman electricuted in 22 years

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1984

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1985

Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cozzene, Life's Magic, Pebbles, Precisionist, Proud Truth, Tasso, Twilight Ridge

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1986

16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06

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1986

17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06

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1986

Paul Frees, cartoon voice (Boris Badenov), dies at 66

Death
1986

Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

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1987

Harrison releases "Cloud 9" and McCartney releases "All the Best"

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1987

Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis

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1988

1st Mrs America beauty pageant

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1988

Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)

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1988

Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

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1988

Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities

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1989

"Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 perfs

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