On This Day 2 November

Important Days

Indian Arrival Day (Mauritius)

Important Events

2016 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, ending the longest Major League Baseball championship drought at 108 years.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1833 – Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian physician and academic (d. 1904)

1877 – Aga Khan III, Indian 48th Shia Imam (d. 1957)

1935 – Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Indian author

1941 – Arun Shourie, Indian journalist, economist, and politician, Indian Minister of Communications

1965 – Shah Rukh Khan, Indian film actor, producer and television host

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar, Indian-American mathematician and academic (b. 1930)

2012 – Kinjarapu Yerran Naidu, Indian politician (b. 1957)