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It happened on a… November 2

2011

Prodigious Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 100th goal for Real Madrid in his 105th game for the club in a 2-0 Champions League win over Olympique Lyon

2004

George W. Bush is re-elected as President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate John Kerry.

2000

The first crew arrives at the International Space Station..

1992

Magic Johnson retired from the NBA again, this time for good because of fear due to his HIV infection.

1983

“Thriller” single released worldwide by Michael Jackson.

1974

George Harrison became the first Beatle to undertake a solo world tour when he played the first show of a 30-night tour in Vancouver, Canada.

1966

The Cuban Adjustment Act allows 123,000 Cubans to apply for permanent residence in the U.S.

1962

U.S. President Kennedy announced that the U.S.S.R. was dismantling the missile sites in Cuba.

1936

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is established.

1898

Cheerleading begins in the United States as Johnny Campbell leads the crowd cheering on the football team at the University of Minnesota.

1671

Jean Talon opens the King’s Brewery, Quebec City’s first brewery.

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