Historical Events for 2nd November 2018

1881 – Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
1903 – Lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC
1917 – In WWI the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat: James Gresham, Thomas Enright and Merle Hay
1934 – MLB All-Star team led by Connie Mack and including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig starts 18-game tour against Japanese Big-Six University League
1942 – 11th day of battle at El Alamein: British assault on Tel el Aqqaqir
1960 – Dmitri Shostakovich’s 8th String quartet premieres in Leningrad
1987 – George Harrison releases “Cloud 9” and McCartney releases “All the Best”
1993 – First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
2013 – Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Ria Antonia, Dank, Groupie Doll, Mizdirection, New Year’s Day, Magician, Secret Circle, Wise Dan, Mucho Macho Man
2017 – On This Day and Xiaomi launch a content partnership to display today in history content in Xiaomi’s calendar app to users in India

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