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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1845

Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55

Death
1846

Antonio Pena y Goni, composer

Birth
1847

George Sorel, French Socialist thinker/author (violent revolutions)

Birth
1851

Louis Napoleon takes power in France

Event
1852

Franklin Pierce elected as president of US

Event
1854

Cobblestone paving of Washington St between Dupont and Kearny starts

Event
1857

Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)

Birth
1865

Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, (R) 29th pres (1921-23)

Birth
1870

William F Brantly, Confederate (brig-general?), murdered at about 40

Death
1875

JWW Birch, 1st British resident of Perak Malakka, murdered

Death
1875

Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast

Event
1876

Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer

Birth
1877

Victor Trumper, cricketer (Australia batsman 1899-1912)

Birth
1877

Claire McDowell, NYC, actress (Big Parade)

Birth
1879

Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)

Birth
1879

In a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km

Event
1880

John Foulds, composer

Birth
1880

James A Garfield (R) elected president

Event
1881

Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms

Event
1882

Leo Perutz, writer

Birth
1882

Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer, dies at 61

Death
1883

Frico Kafenda, composer

Birth
1884

Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62

Death
1885

Harlow Shapley, US, astronomer (studied the galaxies)

Birth
1886

Philip Merivale, Rehutia India, actor (Nothing But Trouble)

Birth