Friday, November 1, 1996
MONDAY: Commerce Department releases September construction spending. 10 a.m.
THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.; Labor releases 3rd quarter productivity. 10 a.m.; Commerce releases 2nd-quarter state personal income, time to be announced.
Bucharest, Romania - Third parliamentary and presidential elections since collapse of communism in 1989.
Sofia, Bulgaria - Presidential election runoff.
Alexandria, Egypt - French archaeologist Franck Goddio shows the royal quarter of the ancient city of Alexandria, active during the reign of Cleopatra.
Manchester, N.H. - President Clinton to visit.
Berlin - Turkish President Suleyman Demirel arrives for visit.
Johannesburg, South Africa - American couple accused of bank fraud to face trial.
Washington - Supreme Court issues orders, hears arguments.
Washington - Congress in recess until January.
Washington - President Clinton travels to Cleveland, Los Angeles and Little Rock, Ark.
Pasadena, Calif. - Galileo makes close pass of Jupiter moon Callisto.
Santa Ana, Calif. - Trial set to begin in O.J. Simpson child custody case.
Denver - Trial scheduled to begin for German artist Jorg Peter Schmitz, charged with vehicular homicide in the death of Rocky Mountain News columnist Greg Lopez.
Golden, Colo. - Sentencing for man convicted of causing casino bus crash that killed three people and injured 38 others.
Prince George, Va. - Preliminary hearing for man charged with shooting four police officers.
Philadelphia - Four police officers go on federal trial on charges of robbery, attempted robbery.
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Gubernatorial, municipal elections.
Durban, South Africa - Amnesty Committee of the Truth and Reconcilition Commission hears application for amnesty by former hit squad operatives. Through Nov. 8.
Zagreb, Croatia - Italian Foreign Minister Umberto Dini meets Croatian counterpart Mate Granic.
Prague, Czech Republic - Italian Premier Romano Prodi arrives for visit.
Las Vegas - Automotive Industry Week - SEMA show at convention center.
Kingston, Jamaica - Trial for American jail-breaker and alleged drug lord Ronald Zebrowski and his brother David, both accused of entering Jamaica illegally.
New Delhi, India - Scheduled start of trial in which a businessman accuses former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha of being involved in $100,000 bribe scandal.
Strasbourg, France - Croatian Foreign Minister Mate Granic signs document bringing Croatia into Council of Europe.
Washington - Supreme Court hears arguments.
Washington - President Clinton returns to Washington.
Los Angeles - Trial scheduled in lawsuit brought by Tom Waits against his music publisher.
Malibu, Calif. - Actor Robert Downey Jr. to be sentenced on cocaine and weapons possession and driving under the influence.
Pasadena, Calif. - Window opens for Mars Global Surveyor launch.
Branson, Mo. - Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall goes on display.
Berlin - Czech President Vlacav Havel visits German President Roman Herzog.
Paris - French trucking associations call for 1,000-truck "Operation Escargot" on Paris beltway to demand compensation for high diesel prices, boosted by high taxes.
Oslo, Norway - The ruling Labor Party opens annual national congress, the first under new Prime Minister Thorbjoern Jagland. Through Nov. 10.
Washington - Joseph Waldholtz, former husband of U.S. Rep. Enid Greene, to be sentenced for bank, election and tax fraud.
Denver - Hemlock Society holds national convention.
Austin, Texas - Lady Bird Johnson being honored with "excellence in the game of life" award by Caritas of Austin.
Jarratt, Va. - Scheduled execution of Joseph Payne.
Richmond, Va. - United Daughters of the Confederacy holds its 103rd annual convention in the Confederacy's former capital.
Wooster, Ohio - Political consultants James Carville and Mary Matalin review the results of the presidential election.
Granville, Ohio - Jack Kemp scheduled to speak on "The Conservative Agenda in American Politics."
Bizana, South Africa - Trial of four members of neo-Nazi group in connection with 1994 attack on police station.
Graz, Austria - Central European Initiative meeting of regional foreign ministers. Through Nov. 9.
Oslo, Norway - International conference on the dangers of right-wing extremism in Europe. Through Nov. 11.
Bangalore, India - Miss World contestants arrive. They will spend two weeks touring the country.
Canon City, Colo. - Bureau of Land Management will put 100 wild horses and burros up for adoption.
Cape Canaveral, Fla. - Tentative launch of space shuttle on 16-day mission.
Cairo, Egypt - President Hosni Mubarak addresses opening session of parliament.
Springfield, Mass. - Basketball Hall of Fame unveils display of memorabilia of Rebecca Lobo, former University of Connecticut basketball player.