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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1934

Ken Rosewall, Sydney Australia, tennis star (US Open 1956)

Birth
1934

Babe Ruth tours Tokyo Japan

Event
1935

H B "Jock" Cameron, S Afr cricket capt (v England 1935, age 30), dies

Death
1935

Mohammad Munaf, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 4 Tests 1959-62)

Birth
1936

1st high-definition TV broadcast service, by BBC in London

Event
1936

Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice

Birth
1937

AL batting champ Charlie Gehringer wins MVP

Event
1937

Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, NYC, rocker (Cadillacs, Coasters)

Birth
1937

Maude Valerie White, composer, dies at 82

Death
1938

Jimmie Foxx wins his 3rd AL MVP

Event
1938

Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager

Event
1938

Jay Traynor, rocker (Jay and The Americans)

Birth
1938

Ria Beckers-de Bruijn, Dutch MP (PPR)

Birth
1938

Patrick Buchanan, conservative political columnist

Birth
1939

Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat

Birth
1939

Howard Wolpe, (Rep-D-MI, 1979- )

Birth
1940

Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer

Birth
1941

David Knapp Stockton, San Bernardino CA, PGA golfer (1970 PGA)

Birth
1941

German troops occupy Rostov

Event
1941

Bruce Welch, [Cripps], rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis)

Birth
1942

Montgomery (Br) defeats Rommel (G) in battle of Alamein Egypt (WW II)

Event
1942

11th day of battle at El Alamein: British assault on Tel el Aqqaqir

Event
1942

Stefanie Powers, Hollywood Ca, actress (Girl From UNCLE, Hart to Hart)

Birth
1942

Shere Hite, St Joseph Missouri, sex therapist (Hite Report)

Birth
1943

Jewish ghetto of Riga Latvia is destroyed

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