UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022


On Nov. 2, 1947, Howard Hughes built and piloted the world’s largest airplane, the 200-ton flying boat Spruce Goose, on its only flight, at Long Beach, Calif

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2022 with 59 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include frontiersman Daniel Boone in 1734; Marie Antoinette, queen of France, in 1755; James Polk, the 11th president of the United States, in 1795; Warren G. Harding, the 29th president of the United States, in 1865; actor Burt Lancaster in 1913; actor June Squibb in 1929 (age 93); Australian tennis Hall of Fame member Ken Rosewall in 1934 

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