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November 2

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1999Seven people die as Byran Uyesugi guns down a number of his co-workers at a Xerox company office in Honolulu, HI.
 
1995Daiwa Bank Ltd. is prohibited from further Wall Street trading in the US for allegedly failing to report $1.1 billion in trading losses.
 
1963Ngo Dihn Diem, president of South Vietnam, is assassinated during a military coup.
 
1961Author-artist James Thurber dies at age 67.
 

1948
Harry Truman DVD (SoundWorks)
 US voters re-elect president Harry Truman over his Republican opponent, Thomas
 Dewey.

 (photo credit: SoundWorks)

 

1947Howard Hughes pilots his $25 million Spruce Goose -- the world's largest airplane -- on its only flight (Long Beach, California).
 
1945Costa Rica and Liberia join the United Nations.
 
1930Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia.
 
1889North Dakota and South Dakota are admitted to the US as the 39th and 40th states.
 


1783
  
George Washington
 US General George Washington gives his Farewell Address to the Army, in New Jersey.
 (photo credit: NARA)

 


Born today:

1974  Prodigy - rapper (Mobb Deep)

1967  Alvin Chea - R&B singer (Take 6)


1961 
k.d. lang (Warner Bros. Records)


 k.d. lang - singer
 (photo credit: Warner Bros. Records)

1961  Bobby Dall - bassist (Poison)

1953  Alfre Woodard - actress

1942  Stefanie Powers - actress

1942  Shere Hite - sex researcher

1941  Bruce Welch - guitarist (The Shadows)

1941  Brian Poole - singer (Brian Poole and The Tremeloes)

1938  Jay Black - singer (Jay and The Americans)

1937  Earl - singer (The Cadillacs, The Coasters)

1926  Charlie Walker - country singer

1920  Ann Rutherford - actress

1913  Burt Lancaster - actor (Oscar® winner, 1963)

1865  Warren G. Harding - 29th US president (1921-23)

1795  James K. Polk - 11th US president (1845-49)

1734  Daniel Boone - explorer, frontiersman

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Scorpio (The Scorpion)   Scorpio    

(The Scorpion)

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