For Competitive exam aspirants aiming to crack UPSC and other such exams, Safalta team is on their toes to provide details of the most important events of India and World History that can boost the preparation of students. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 02 Nov.

  • Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of New Jersey in 1993.
  • Dow Jones hits record 3697.64 in 1993.
  • Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem in 1993.
  • "Barrymore" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances in 1997.
  • Typhoon Linda kills at least 208 in southern Vietnam in 1997.
  • USA beats Japan 23-13 at LPGA Nichirei Internationalin 1997.
  • The first crew arrives at the International Space Station in 2000.
  • 60 people were killed and 110 injured by a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan in 2014.
  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull scraps Knights and Dames from Australia's honours system in 2015.
  • Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians, 8-7 in Game 7 at Progressive Field, Cleveland; first Cubs' Baseball World Series win in 108 years in 2016.

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