Today in History for 2nd November 1960

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet, premieres in Leningrad
- George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of NY Yankees
- Penguin Books publishes "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
- Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7

- Adam Lingner, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
- Bruce Baumgartner, Haledon NJ, wrestler (Oly-gold/br-84, 88, 92, 96)
- Mardi Jacquet, Chateauroux California, playmate (October, 1980)
- Robert Harold Lohr, Cincinnati OH, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney)
- Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban South Africa, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)
- Saïd Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)
- Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64

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