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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1909

Theodor W Ahlwardt, German orientalist, dies at 81

Death
1910

Georges Sch‚had‚, Lebanese poet/playwright (Monsieur Bob'le)

Birth
1911

Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)

Birth
1912

Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer

Birth
1913

Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor

Birth
1913

Burt Lancaster, NYC, actor (From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry)

Birth
1913

St Louis Browns mgr George Stovall is 1st to jump to Federal League

Event
1914

V Herbert and H Blossoms "Only Girl," premieres in NYC

Event
1914

Russia declares war on Turkey

Event
1914

Ray Walston, New Orleans LA, actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees)

Birth
1914

Great Britain annexes Cyprus

Event
1915

Douglas Gordon Lilburn, composer

Birth
1915

1st US election by proportional representation, Ashtabula, Ohio

Event
1916

Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France

Event
1917

Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine

Event
1917

Lansing-Ishii Agreement; US recognizes Japan's privileges in China

Event
1917

1st US soldiers killed in combat in WW I

Event
1917

Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)

Birth
1917

Ann Rutherford, Toronto Canada, TV panelist (Leave It To the Girls)

Birth
1919

Jorge de Sena, Portuguese engineer/poet (Reino da Estupidez)

Birth
1919

Warren Stevens, Clark's Summit Pa, actor (Richard Boone Show)

Birth
1920

Warren G Harding elected president

Event
1920

KDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station

Event
1920

Andr‚ Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73

Death
1920

Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer

Birth