On this day: November 2

Published On: Nov 01 2012 07:44:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 02 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - marijuana California
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2010: Californians reject a ballot measure that would have made their state the first to legalize marijuana for recreational use, with 53.5 percent of California voters voting "No" and 46.5 percent voting "Yes." The measure also would have allowed local governments to regulate and tax the newly created cannabis market.

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