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A qaghan of the Western Turkic Khanate is assassinated in a Chinese palace by Eastern Turkic rivals after the approval of Tang emperor Gaozu. (2. November 619)

The Peace of Bicêtre. (2. November 1410)

Plymouth Colony governor Josiah Winslow leads a colonial militia against the Narragansett during King Philip's War. (2. November 1675)

Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally. (2. November 1868)

Oulu, Finland is devastated by the Great Oulu Fire of 1882. (2. November 1882)

North and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states. (2. November 1889)

The first gasoline-powered race in the United States; first prize is $2,000. (2. November 1895)

Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team. (2. November 1898)

The Boers begin their 118 day siege of British held Ladysmith during the Second Boer War. (2. November 1899)

Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity is founded at Boston University. (2. November 1909)

World War I: The Russian Empire declares war on the Ottoman Empire and the Dardanelles are subsequently closed. (2. November 1914)

The Balfour Declaration proclaims British support for the "establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people" with the clear understanding "that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities". (2. November 1917)

The Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petrograd Soviet, in charge of preparation and carrying out the Russian Revolution, holds its first meeting. (2. November 1917)

In the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. The first broadcast is the result of the United States presidential election, 1920. (2. November 1920)

Adam Martin Wyant became the first former professional American football player to be elected to the United States Congress. (2. November 1920)

Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia. (2. November 1930)

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established. (2. November 1936)

Italian dictator Benito Mussolini proclaims the Rome-Berlin Axis, establishing the alliance of the Axis powers. (2. November 1936)

The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world's first regular, "high-definition" (then defined as at least 200 lines) service. Renamed BBC1 in 1964, the channel still runs to this day. (2. November 1936)

World War II: First day of Battle of Elaia–Kalamas between the Greeks and the Italians. (2. November 1940)

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