This Day in History on 2 November

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 2 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History