On this day: November 2

POSTED: 7:44 PM Nov 01 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Nov 02 2015

Gen. George Washington says goodbye to his troops, cheerleading is born, the "Spruce Goose" takes off, Truman defeats Dewey, and a federal holiday is created to honor Martin Luther King Jr., all on this day.

OTD November 2 - David Schwimmer
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1966: Actor David Schwimmer, best known for portraying Ross Geller in the TV sitcom "Friends" and for voicing Melman the giraffe in the animated "Madagascar" movies, is born in Flushing, Queens, New York City.


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