November 2, 2008 – Bob Dylan, in Winnipeg to play a concert, visits the Grosvenor Avenue home where Neil Young spent his teen-aged years. See CBC story, Free Press story.
November 2, 1921 - Hockey legend Billy Mosienko (also see) is born in Winnipeg.
He grew up in the Lord Selkirk area and went on to play over 700 games in the NHL with the Chicago Black Hawks. His greatest hockey feat was scoring three goals in just 21 seconds on March 23, 1952.
November 2, 1970 - The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre building is officially opened in an afternoon ceremony. That evening , Bertolt Brecht's play A Man's A Manheim took the stage. It was directed by John Hirsch and featured Gordon Pinsent in the cast.
In 2009, the Market Avenue theatre was named a National Historic Site.
November 2, 1903 - The town of Souris, Manitoba is incorporated. For a history of its swinging bridge.