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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1887

Jenny Lind, [Swedish Nightingale], soprano, dies at 67

Death
1889

North Dakota becomes 39th and South Dakota becomes 40th state

Event
1890

Henry Borginon, Flemish nationalist/senator

Birth
1892

Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands

Event
1892

Alice Brady, NYC, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee, Zenobia)

Birth
1892

Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)

Birth
1894

William Johnston, tennis champ (US Open-1915)

Birth
1895

29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11«

Event
1897

Jacob A B "Jack" Bjerknes, Norwegian/US meteorologist (USAF in London)

Birth
1897

Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)

Birth
1898

French government-Dupuy forms

Event
1898

Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem

Event
1899

Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal

Event
1899

Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet

Birth
1901

James Dunn, NYC, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life)

Birth
1901

Paul Ford, Balt Md, actor (Phil Silvers Show)

Birth
1902

Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)

Birth
1902

Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)

Birth
1903

New Amsterdam Theater opens at 214 W 42nd St NYC

Event
1903

Lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC

Event
1904

British newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing

Event
1905

Fred Lipmann, watchmaker

Birth
1906

Luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)

Birth
1907

Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published

Event
1908

Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)

Birth