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November 2nd

2000 … The first resident crew—including one American and two Russians—arrived at the International Space Station.



1976 … Jimmy Carter, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2002 and Democratic former governor of Georgia, was elected 39th president of the United States this day in 1976, narrowly defeating Republican Gerald R. Ford.



1936 … Parliament passes the Canadian Broadcasting Act, creating the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Inspired by the BBC, its British counterpart, the new Crown corporation has a mandate to regulate broadcasting in Canada, transmit its own programming, and purchase and construct stations. The CBC replaces the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, founded in 1932.

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