November 2 Deaths in History - November 2 Birthdays - November 2 Events
2004 Theo van Gogh, controversial Dutch director murdered by terrorists, Submission
2004 Theo van Gogh, director, Dutch filmmaker murdered by a terrorist, dies at 47
2003 Frank McCloskey, Representative-D-Indiana 1983 - 1995, died of cancer
2003 Jimmy Quillen, born in Virginia, Representative-R-Tennessee 1963 - 1997
2002 Charles Sheffield, science and science fiction writer, Starfire, dies at 67
2000 Eva Morris, really old woman, Oldest person in 2000, dies at 114
2000 Robert Cormier, writer, The Chocolate War, dies at 75
1997 Roy McMillan, baseball player (Reds), dies of heart failure at 68
1997 G. Harry Stine, writer, Also wrote as Lee Correy, dies at 69
1996 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Colombian politician, dies
1996 Christopher Prater, screen printer, dies at 72
1995 Alun Edward Islwyn Pask, rugby International, dies at 58
1995 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Vice President of Columbia (1982-84), assassinated
1995 Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82
1995 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, russion Orthodox Priest, dies at 68
1995 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist, dies at 83
1995 Rosalind Cash, actress (General Hospital), dies of cancer at 56
1995 Sal Gliatto, baseball player, dies at 93
1994 David Feinberg, AIDS activist/author, dies at 37
1994 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
1994 Noah Beery, Jr., U.S. actor (Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
1993 P A Jacob Mees, Dutch banker (Mees and Hope), dies at about 86
1992 Hal Roach, producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
1991 Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx New York at 72
1991 Irwin Allen, dir (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 75
1986 Paul Frees, cartoon voice (Boris Badenov), dies at 66
1984 Margie V Barfield, U.S. murderer, 1st woman electricuted in 22 years
1980 Willie Sutton, U.S. bank robber, dies at 79
1971 Martha Vickers, actress (Alimony), dies after long illness at 46
1970 Johannes Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Goethe in Bohmen), dies at 74
1970 Richard Cushing, U.S. cardinal to Boston, dies at 75
1970 Richard Cardinal Cushing, American Clergyman
1969 Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63
1968 Ernst Hess, composer, dies at 56
1966 Mississippi John Hurt, rocker, dies at 73
1966 Sadao Araki, Japanese general/minister of War (1931-34), dies at 89
1964 Haakon Stoton, Dutch oboist, dies at 49
1963 Ngo Dinh Diem, president of South Vietnam (1955-63), murdered at 62
1962 Felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80
1961 James Thurber, humorist (The Male Animal), dies at 66
1960 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
1958 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80
1956 Jacob Weinberg, composer, dies at 77
1956 Leo Baeck, President of World Union for Progressive Judaism, dies at 83
1952 Maire O'Neill, actress (Juno and the Paycock, Glamorous Night), dies
1950 George Bernard Shaw, Irish author (Pygmalion), dies at 94
1937 Maude Valerie White, composer, dies at 82
1935 H B "Jock" Cameron, South Africa cricket captain (v England 1935, age 30), dies
1931 Arthur James Cook, union leader (coal miners), dies at 47
1925 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
1920 Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73
1916 Carmen Sylva, Romanian Royalty
1909 Theodor W. Ahlwardt, German orientalist, dies at 81
1887 Jenny Lind, Swedish Nightingale, soprano, dies at 67
1884 Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer, dies at 62
1882 Cenobio Paniagua y Vasques, composer, dies at 61
1875 JWW Birch, 1st British resident of Perak Malakka, murdered
1870 William F Brantly, Confederate, murdered at about 40
1845 Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55
1804 Armand-Gaston Camus, French chairman of Council of 500, dies at 64
1781 Jose F de Isla, Spanish Jesuit/author, dies at 78
1731 Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer, dies at 26
1717 Johann Jacob Walther, composer, dies
1716 Engelbrecht Kampfer, German/Netherlands VOC-surgeon, dies at 65
1697 Constantine Huygens, Jr., Poet/painter/cartoonist, buried
1635 Aurelio Signoretti, composer, dies at 68
1610 Richard Bancroft, archbishop of Canterbury (1604-10), dies at 66
1588 Wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63
1483 Henry Stafford, earl of Buckingham/constable of England, beheaded at 49
1171 Baudouin IV, count of Henegouwen (1120-71), dies
1171 Dionysius bar Salibi, author (Diarbekir), dies




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