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 This day in History - November 2
367 Historic Events for November 2
1953

Alfre Woodard, Tulsa Okla, actress (St Elsewhere, Extremities)

Birth
1953

Pakistan becomes islamic republic

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1954

Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's 1st black congressman

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1954

Taiwan and US sign military pact

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1954

JS Thurmond is 1st senator elected by write-in vote (SC)

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1955

David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli govt

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1955

Clarton-Schwerdt and Schaffer discover polio virus

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1955

Mark Reynolds, San Diego Calif, star yachter (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96)

Birth
1955

Frank Gilligan, Queens NY, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)

Birth
1956

Israel captures Gaza and Sheham

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1956

Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion

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1956

Leo Baeck, Pres of World Union for Progressive Judaism, dies at 83

Death
1956

Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77

Death
1957

Rita Crockett, San Antonio Tx, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

Birth
1957

1st titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio

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1958

Bobby Dall, rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)

Birth
1958

Willie McGee, SF CA, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985)

Birth
1958

Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80

Death
1959

Charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21," was fixed

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1959

"Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 perfs

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1960

Mardi Jacquet, Chƒteauroux Calif, playmate (October, 1980)

Birth
1960

Robert Harold Lohr, Cincinnati OH, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney)

Birth
1960

Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban S Afr, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)

Birth
1960

Sa‹d Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1960

Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222

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