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Famous Events For December 2

Famous Events For December 2 – Today In History

What Happened on December 2 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 2 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. December 2, 1409 – inauguration of the University of Leipzig
2. December 2, 1620 – the first issue of the English daily “Namloos” in Amsterdam
3. December 2, 1682 – the 1st Noble of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper conspires to prevent the occupation of the throne by Catholics if King Charles II dies. His efforts fail and he runs away to Amsterdam
4. December 2, 1697 – St Paul’s Cathedral, planned by Sir Christopher Wren is declared holy for use. (The earlier Cathedral had perished by the Great Fire of London)

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18th Century – What Happened on December 2 – The 1700s

5. December 2, 1755 – fire destroys the 2nd Eddystone Lighthouse on Eddystone Rocks near English southern beach
6. December 2, 1763 – bestowing of Touro shul of Newport, Rhode Island (oldest US Jews place of worship now standing)
7. December 2, 1777 – subversion plan on Washington’s army for 4th December by the British army chief Howe
8. December 2, 1790 – Capture of Brussels by the Austrian army

19th Century – December 2 This Day That Year – The 1800s

9. December 2, 1802 – Suriname was sold to the Netherlands by the British
10. December 2, 1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte becomes the king of France in Paris
11. December 2, 1805 – Russians and Austrians were vanquished at Austerlitz
12. December 2, 1812 – James Madison and Elbridge Getty voted to power as President and Vice-President respectively of the United States

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13. December 2, 1813 – Prince Willem Frederik becomes the head of the constitutional empire
14. December 2, 1816 – Philadelphia Savings Fund Society was the first savings bank inaugurated in the US
15. December 2, 1822 – the congress in San Salvador initiates incorporation into the US
16. December 2, 1823 – “Monroe Doctrine”, a US foreign policy towards Latin America announced by President James Monroe
17. December 2, 1840 – debut play “La Favorita” by Gaetano Donizetti in Paris
18. December 2, 1840 – Election of William Henry Harrison as the 9th President of the United States of America
19. December 2, 1845 – US President James K Polk, proposes a plan to the Congress entitled “Manifest Destiny” wherein he proposes that the US forcefully enlarge into the West
20. December 2, 1848 – Franz Josef I assumes power as King of Austria and Hungary
21. December 2, 1851 – in a military rebellion in France guided by incumbent President Charles Louis Bonaparte takes over and declares himself Emperor
22. December 2, 1859 – execution of John Brown, an opponent of slavery in any form, for killing, disloyalty, and planning rebellion by the slaves in Charles Town, Virginia
23. December 2, 1864 – battle at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia
24. December 2, 1867 – first public speech in the United States by Charles Dickens, a British Author, in the New York City theatre
25. December 2, 1868 – stepping down of Benjamin Disraeli, first Prime Minister of Britain
26. December 2, 1877 – a play “Samson et Dalila” by Camille Saint-Saens debuts in Weimar
27. December 2, 1882 – inauguration of an aquarium in Amsterdam Artis Zoo

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28. December 2, 1883 – the debut of the “3rd Symphony in F” by Johannes Brahms with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
29. December 2, 1885 – play “Regina di Saba” debuts in Vienna
30. December 2, 1887 – founding of Oscar Carres Circus Theater in Amsterdam
31. December 2, 1887 – quitting of Jules Grevy as the President of France
32. December 2, 1887 – splitting of the International Baseball League; squads in Syracuse, Toronto, Hamilton, and Buffalo amalgamate to form the International Association; squads in Newark, Jersey City, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton combine to form the Central League
33. December 2, 1891 – conference of the 52nd Congress (1891-93)
34. December 2, 1895 – conference of the 54th Congress (1895-97)
35. December 2, 1896 – debut show of the play “Die versunkene Glocke” by Gerhart Hauptmann in Berlin
36. December 2, 1899 – formal agreement for the division of Samoa between the US and Germany
37. December 2, 1899 – war termed “The Filipino Thermopylae” takes place

20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 2 – The 1900s

38. December 2, 1900 – displaced South African President of Transvaal Paul Kruger enters Germany despite the denial by Kaiser to receive him
39. December 2, 1901 – safety razor blades invented and sold by King C. Gillette
40. December 2, 1902 – the name of the Dutch football club, Be Quick” changed to “Go Ahead” and founded in Deventer: “Eagles” added in 1971

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41. December 2, 1907 – founding of the Association of Football Players’ and Trainers’ Union (English Professional Football Players’ Association) by Charlie Roberts and Billy Meredith in Manchester, England
42. December 2, 1907 – Tommy Burns, heavyweight boxing celebrity from Canada defeats English Gunner Moir in the 10th round, to defend his championship title at the National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London
43. December 2, 1908 – Pu Yi, at the age of 2 crowned king to the Chinese throne
44. December 2, 1909 – the founding of the National Hockey Association (NHA) in Montreal; the founders were Montreal Wanderers and Montreal Canadians; some NHA members resigned and the NHL formed. The outgoing members founded their teams
45. December 2, 1913 – Establishment of Archdiocese of Managua
46. December 2, 1913 – The administration of Louis Barthou was forced to resign due to the extension of conscription time in France.
47. December 2, 1914 – The infantry of Austria captures Belgrade, Serbia
48. December 2, 1916 – the earlier injury clause in baseball play stipulated that the pay of the players could be stopped after paying 15 days of pay. This clause was superseded by an order of the National Baseball Commission granting full protection for pay for the entire contract after an injury to a player
49. December 2, 1917 – At Osean Monastery Korea, Han Yong-woon found Zen enlightenment
50. December 2, 1922 – Queen’s University achieved the first 3 CFL Grey Cup championships vanquishing the Edmonton Elks, 13-1 in the CFL Grey Cup, Richardson Stadium, Kingston

51. December 2, 1924 – an agreement between Britain and Germany came into effect
52. December 2, 1927 – prototype A Ford was sold for $285
53. December 2, 1927 – Davidson Black, an expert in the study of fossils made a report to the Geological Society of China that he had discovered a new variety of fossils from Zhoukoudian, China, and called it ‘ Sinanthropus perkiness (the modern name is ‘Homo erectus’)
54. December 2, 1928 – NL MVP awarded to Cardinals’ 1B Jim Bottomley
55. December 2, 1929 – the discovery of the first skull of a Peking man 50 KM away from Peking at Tsjoe Koe Tien
56. December 2, 1932 – premiere of “Adventures of Charlie Chan” on NBC-Blue radio grid
57. December 2, 1932 – The Bodyline cricket, considered by critics as intimidating, ended by Australia against England at 290/6 on day 1 in Sydney; famous fast bowler from England, Harold Larwood claims 4 wickets; England won by 10 wickets
58. December 2, 1933 – premiere of “Dancing Lady”, the first movie of Fred Astaire
59. December 2, 1934 – a mirror of size 5.08 m or 200” for Mt Palomar Observatory created
60. December 2, 1939 – BOAC was formed by the amalgamation of British Imperial Airways and British Airways
61. December 2, 1939 – an aircraft from Chicago lands one minute after 0 hours at La Guardia Airport in NY to commence the commercial operations

62. December 2, 1941 – the inauguration of the largest roller-skater arena outside NYC in Peekskill, New York
63. December 2, 1941 – appointment of Mel Ott as player-cum-Manager of New York Giants; Bill Terry who was likely to be named Baseball Hall of Fame replaced to manage affairs of Giants 8 minor league system (farm system)
64. December 2, 1941 – tapping of the Japanese consulate by US Naval Intelligence stopped
65. December 2, 1941 – Navy chief of Japan, Yamamoto orders the Navy to Pearl Harbor
66. December 2, 1941 – American gangster Louis Buchalter awarded the capital punishment as also his associates Emanuel Weiss and Louis Capone
67. December 2, 1942 – Nuclear expert Enrico Fermi at the University of Chicago supervised the world’s first atomic reaction that could be maintained without any external input in Chicagi Pile-1 (atomic reactor)
68. December 2, 1943 – The first transport from RSHA arrives in Birkenau camp (Reichssicherheitshauptamt-Nazi Reich Security Head Office)
69. December 2, 1944 – Les Horvath, Ohio State (QB) achieved the 10th Heisman Trophy
70. December 2, 1944 – Army officer and President of France visits Moscow
71. December 2, 1944 – the capture of Betuwse watercourses by the German army
72. December 2, 1944 – The 95th US Army platoon seizes the bridge at Saar
73. December 2, 1946 – The first Test cricket match played in Brisbane, Vs India, Australia scored a massive score of 645 in the first innings. Bradman scored 187, and Hassett 128. India was defeated by an innings and 332 runs

74. December 2, 1947 – John Lujack (QB), Notre Dame achieved the 13th Heisman Trophy
75. December 2, 1948 – NL MVP awarded to Stan Musial of St Louis Cardinals. His NL achievements were batting average (.365), runs (135), RBI (131), hits )230), doubles (46), triples (18), and slugging (.702) with 39Home Runs
76. December 2, 1950 – Boxing championship in South Africa meant for oxers of weight between 115 to 118 lbs, Vic Toweel, boxing champion achieves a best of knockdowns against English Danny Sullivan in Johannesburg; Sullivan was knocked to the ground 14 times in 10 rounds before the fight was called off
77. December 2, 1950 – a compilation of sci-fiction short stories by Issac Asimov issued as “I Robot” by Genome Press in the US
78. December 2, 1951 – last show of “Borscht Capades” at Royale Theater NYC after 90 presentations
79. December 2, 1951 – Philadelphia Eagles triumph over Washington Redskins at Griffith Stadium
80. December 2, 1951 – Jersey #14 of the upcoming professional football Hall of Fame retired by Green Bay Packers; first to retire number in the life of the licensee
81. December 2, 1952 – Billy Vessels (HB) was awarded the 18th Heisman Trophy
82. December 2, 1952 – TV transmission of human birth for the first time over KOA-TV Denver, Colorado
83. December 2, 1954 – Agreement between the US and Taiwan (ROC) for a Military Pact to defend each other and thus avoid Mainland China taking Taiwan during 1955-1799
84. December 2, 1954 – premiere of “Hit the Trail” at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC to give 4 shows
85. December 2, 1954 – Frank Selvey, shooting guard of Milwaukee Hawks, scores 24 out of 26 free throws, the NBA best score, and defeats the Minneapolis Lakers, 117-108 at Milwaukee Arena
86. December 2, 1954 – Senator Joseph McCarthy admonished for his behavior that was likely to shame and disgrace the US Senate

87. December 2, 1956 – visit of Fidel Castro with Granma – Yatch to Cuba
88. December 2, 1957 – nuclear power for peaceful use – a first nuclear plant inaugurated in Shippingport, Pennsylvania US
89. December 2, 1957 – the musical “You Send Me” by Sam Cooke attains #1
90. December 2, 1957 – Chicago Cardinal’s first choice was King Hill from Rice from the 1958 NFL Draft
91. December 2, 1957 – The licensees of the Pacific Coast League were obliged to move to a different place because the Dodgers and Giants decided to relocate to California for the 1958 MLB term; Hollywood Started to shift from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City/ LA Angels shift to Spokane and San Francisco Seals relocate to Phoenix
92. December 2, 1958 – Pete Dawkins, Army (HB) awarded the 24th Heisman Trophy
93. December 2, 1958 – Tripartite agreement – Benelux treaty – between Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg
94. December 2, 1958 – TV transmission channel 2 in North Platte, NB commences its programs on NBC
95. December 2, 1958 – Randy Duncan from the University of Iowa was the first choice for Green Bay Packers from the 1959 NFL Panel
96. December 2, 1959 – the French Riviera town of Frejus was demolished by the breakdown of the Malpasset barrier
97. December 2, 1960 – the discovery of Homo erectus, archaic human fossils, nearly 1.4 million years old, by Paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey in Olduvai George, Tanzania
98. December 2, 1961 – Declaration by Fidel Castro that he was a Marxist and would make Cuba a Communist country
99. December 2, 1961 – The daily, Wind Bell, from San Francisco Zen Centre, commences issuing the prints
100. December 2, 1961 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-14 to achieve the 6th CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto
101. December 2, 1962 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers narrowly won the 50th Grey Cup, by defeating Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 28-27 at Exhibition Stadium, Toronto; play commenced on December 1; game stopped due to fog; play completed on a Sunday
102. December 2, 1963 – The first missile by the Dutch reached an altitude of 10 km
103. December 2, 1963 – Oversize gloves prohibited for catchers as per the MLB Rules Committee. This rule existed only during 1965
104. December 2, 1963 – Dave Park from Texas was the first choice by the San Francisco 49ers from the panel of the 1964 NFL
105. December 2, 1964 – tonsils separated from a surgical procedure on Ringo Starr
106. December 2, 1967 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats vanquish Saskatchewan Roughriders, 24-1; The 87-yard punt quick by Alan Ford was the record for Grey Cup
107. December 2, 1968 – appointment of Henry Kissinger as security advisor to US President Richard Nixon

108. December 2, 1969 – the first public performance of Boing 747 (Seattle to NYC)
109. December 2, 1969 – Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks were added to NHL as the size of the NHL was increased from six to 12
110. December 2, 1970 – the founding of the Environmental Protection Agency in the US under the director of William Rucklshaus
111. December 2, 1970 – the play “The Knot Garden” by Michael Tippetts in London
112. December 2, 1971 – the spacecraft Mars 3 by the Soviets was the first to safely land on Mars
113. December 2, 1971 – The United Arab Emirates contains seven rulers from Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeir, Sharjah & Umm ak Qiwain
114. December 2, 1971 – appointment of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan as the President of the United Arab Emirates
115. December 2, 1972 – the biggest sinkhole named “December Giant” in the US breaks
116. December 2, 1972 – last show of “Via Galactica” at Uris Theater NYC after 7 shows
117. December 2, 1972 – Yanks trade Rich McKinney for Stan Bahsen, a bad transaction for Yanks
118. December 2, 1972 – Romanian tennis celebrity Ilie Nastase defeats American Stan Smith in Barcelona, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3 to retain the ATP Masters Grand Prix championship in Spain
119. December 2, 1972 – USC tailback Anthony Davis defeats Notre Dame, 45-23 with 6 touchdowns
120. December 2, 1973 – Australian tennis players, Rod Laver and John Newcombe, after their win the previous day, defeated Stan Smith and Tom Gorman in a 5-0 collapse by the US at Davis Cup Tennis, Cleveland
121. December 2, 1973 – the inauguration of Capital Centre, US Air Arena, in Washington, DC
122. December 2, 1973 – the inauguration of the US Air Stadium in Landover Maryland; Washington Bullets defeat Seattle Super Sonics, 98-96; stadium brought down in 2002
123. December 2, 1974 – Giant Baba defeats Jack Brisco in Kagoshima to achieve the NWA championship title
124. December 2, 1974 – The spacecraft Soyuz 16 sent to orbit the Earth for 6 days
125. December 2, 1974 – with the change in the MLB Rules, cowhide was permitted to be used in the making of baseballs along with horsehide
126. December 2, 1975 – the train was kidnapped at Wijster, Drente (NL) by 7 South Moluccans causing the death of 3
127. December 2, 1975 – Greg Chappell, Australian cricket Captain, in his first play, hits two hundred plus (109 and 123 in 1st and 2nd innings respectively) as Captain Vs West Indies to achieve an 8-wicket victory
128. December 2, 1975 – the founding of Lao People’s Democratic Republic with the stepping down of Laos king Sisavang Vatthana (National Day)
129. December 2, 1976 – Fidel Castro assumes charge as President of Cuba in place of Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado
130. December 2, 1977 – premiere of the first day of World Series Cricket at VFL Park in Melbourne with only 200 fans witnessing the game. Australia scored 256 against the West Indies. Ray Bright scores the maximum of 69, Michael Holding takes 4 wickets and Andy Roberts 3; West Indies won the 1st WSC by 3 wickets
131. December 2, 1978 – “Allah is great” sung by the demonstrators of Anti-Shah in Tehran
132. December 2, 1978 – the musical “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” by Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand attained #1
133. December 2, 1978 – announcement by The Sporting News that Mark Belanger, shortstop of Baltimore Orioles has won his 8th (and final) MLB Gold Glove Award
134. December 2, 1979 – US consulate in Tripoli, Libya vandalized by mob
135. December 2, 1979 – a triple-double achieved by Foots Walker of Cleveland Cavalier for the first time

136. December 2, 1979 – atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipaltinsk, USSR
137. December 2, 1980 – the killing of 4 catholic nuns by a death squad in El Salvador
138. December 2, 1981 – three successive National League rookies awarded to Fernando Valenzuela, Pitcher of LA Dodgers. He was the third player to get the award successively. Others are Rick Sutcliffe 1979, Steve Howe 1980
139. December 2, 1981 – the inauguration of the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco at 11.30 AM
140. December 2, 1981 – request from the Spanish administration for membership in NATO
141. December 2, 1981 – Steve Scott, an American 1500m title holder achieves for having played the fastest golf on a regulation course: posts a 92 finishing the 18 holes in 29:33.05s at Miller GC in Anaheim, California
142. December 2, 1982 – Barney Clark, a retired dentist, was alive for 112 days with an artificial heart Jaarvic-7 heart – the first successfully set in the heart
143. December 2, 1984 – In a cricket match between NSW and South Australia in Sydney, Spin bowler from Australia, Bob Holland achieves his best, 9-83 for NSW in Sheffield Shield.
144. December 2, 1984 – atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk
145. December 2, 1984 – Dan Marino, QB of Miami, exceeds the NFL high score by throwing his 37th touchdown best score defeating the Dolphins, 45-34; completes the term with 48 TD passes
146. December 2, 1985 – Fabian, Army Chief, Philippine, expresses about the killing of Benigno Aquino
147. December 2, 1985 – the debut of the musical, “Mystery of Edwin Drood” by Rupert Holmes in NYC at Imperial Theatre, NYC (gives 608 presentations)
148. December 2, 1985 – NFL QB celebrities Dan Marino and John Elway (Denver Broncos) come face to face for the first time; Maimi Dolphins win, 30-26 (390 yards and 3 Touchdowns)
149. December 2, 1985 – Head coach Mike Ditka of Chicago Bears and Buddy Ryan, defense coordinator nearly started fighting during half-time; Miami Dolphins win over Chicago Bears, 38-24 at the Orange Bowl, Miami; this was the only defeat for Chicago during the NFL term
150. December 2, 1986 – The share market index by Dow-Jones reaches an all-time high of 1,955.57
151. December 2, 1987 – nomination of Eugene Sawyer as acting Mayor by Chicago City Council
152. December 2, 1987 – Crowning of Jennifer Steele, 17, of Colorado as Miss Teen of America
153. December 2, 1987 – atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
154. December 2, 1988 – debut show of the movie “Naked Gun” based on the theme of the TV serial, “Police Squad”
155. December 2, 1888 – the kidnappers of the aircraft Soviet Aeroflot jet, 5-gun men, submit in Israel
156. December 2, 1988 – spacecraft STS-27 Atlantis sent into space
157. December 2, 1988 – UN approved by 151-2 (Israel and US) to shift PLO discussion to Geneva, with Great Britain not voting
158. December 2, 1988 – telecast by ESPN its 10,000th publication of “Sports Centre” to make it the most onscreen program in history
159. December 2, 1989 – Andre Ware, QB, Houston awarded the 55th Heisman Trophy
160. December 2, 1989 – change from KHJ-TV to KCAL-TV in Los Angeles CA
161. December 2, 1989 – V.P. Singh takes oath as the 8th Prime Minister of India
162. December 2, 1990 – first election to the parliament in the newly re-united Germany
163. December 2, 1990 – 12 people were in the space at the same time for the first time
164. December 2, 1990 – US space probe spacecraft with humans on board, STS 35 (Columbia 11), the 69th in the series, sent into space
165. December 2, 1991 – Bobby Bonilla, earlier with Pittsburgh Pirates as an outfielder signs a contract for $ 29 million for a five-year contract with New York Mets and this was the highest payment in the history of MLB
166. December 2, 1991 – release of the captive Joseph Cicippio held in Lebanon by the Muslim Shi’ites
167. December 2, 1991 – Australia defeats India by 10 wickets in the first test cricket in Brisbane. Ex-Captain, of the England team, MJK Smith officiates as umpire
168. December 2, 1992 – Change of name of WQEW-AM radio to WQXR on 1560 in NYC
169. December 2, 1992 – Test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Moratuwa. Opener John Wrights scored 14 runs in the 2nd innings to reach a total of 5000 runs and was the first New Zealander to make 5000 runs.
170. December 2, 1993 – debut performance of the musical “Sunset Promenade” by A Webster in LA
171. December 2, 1993 – The stock market reaches a top point of 3701.11 as peer Dow-Jones
172. December 2, 1993 – spacecraft Endeavour 5, STS-61 sent into orbit
173. December 2, 1993 – Houston Rockets defeat, successively for the 15th time the Knicks, 94-85 at New York’s Madison Square Garden; score equal points with Washington Capitol all-time best 1948-49; the chain of success stopped
174. December 2, 1994 – a movie about Ty Cobb, baseball legend, “Cobb” featuring Tommy Lee Jones debuts
175. December 2, 1994 – ship Achille Lauro (Willem Ruys) submerged near the Somalia beach
176. December 2, 1994 – Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber undergoes treatment for ulcer an inpatient for ulcer treatment
177. December 2, 1994 – the verdict of the Jury was that Heidi Fleiss was guilty of running a call girl racket
178. December 2, 1995 – Golden Cable ACE warded to TLC for “Know TV: Changing What, Why and How You Watch”, the 17th ACE Cable Awards
179. December 2, 1995 – Mario Trembly, Montreal Canadians guide leaves goalkeeper Patrick Roy in the play for more than necessary thus Detroit Red Wings score 9 goals to win the play by 11-1. Patrick Roy asks for a trade with the Colorado Avalanche and achieves the Stanley Cup during that term
180. December 2, 1997 – the inauguration of the MCI Centre in Washington, D.C; Wizards Vs Super Sonics
181. December 2, 1997 – On the pages of the English Football League, 5 players were asked to leave the playground for the second time; dismissal of 4 Bristol Royers players and 1 from Wigan were sacked in the Division 2 match at JJB Stadium; four red cards shown in the 45th minute
182. December 2, 1999 – political power in Northern Ireland transferred to the Northern Ireland Executive by the United Kingdom

21st Century – December 2 This Day In History – The 2000s

183. December 2, 2000 – The United Kingdom block the efforts by South Africa to win their 3rd Southern Hemisphere rugby, 25-17 at Twickenham; earlier they won against Australia, 22-19, and Argentina, 19-0
184. December 2, 2001 – seeking bankruptcy by Enron under Chapter 11 in the Southern District of New York
185. December 2, 2001 – Purchase of already under debt Air Asia for 1 MYR (about USD 0.26) by Tune Air Sdn Bhd founder Tony Fernandes

186. December 2, 2001 – Nicolas Escude triumph over Wayne Arthurs of Australia, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 to make France a 3-2 victory; 9th French championship, without playing any game on home pith at the Davis Cup Tennis, Melbourne
187. December 2, 2005 – Van Tuong Nguyen guilty of narcotic trafficking was hanged to death in Singapore
188. December 2, 2008 – stepping down of Somchai Wongswat as Prime Minister of Thai, after the political turmoil in Thai
189. December 2, 2008 – Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, Forward, of Manchester United achieved his first award as the best soccer player in the world: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Liverpool striker Fernando Torres, 2nd and 3 respectively at Ballon d’Or.
190. December 2, 2012 – 30 cars get shut in Sasago Tunnel in Japan causing the death of 9 people
191. December 2, 2012 – Nomination of Borut Pahor through election as President of Slovenia
192. December 2, 2012 – election of Pier Luigi Bersani as Prime Minister of Italy
193. December 2, 2013 – debut launch of moon rover by China
194. December 2, 2013 – the 2nd movie in the Hobbit events, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” guided by Peter Jackson, featuring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen debuts in Los Angeles
195. December 2, 2014 – assertion by Stephen Hawking, a Physicist, that there is a danger to the human race by the Artificial Intelligence
196. December 2, 2014 – stepping down of Comedian Bill Cosby was from the membership of the board of trustees of an American University due to many sexual harassment accusations against him
197. December 2, 2014 – An assistant to a Republican congressman, Elizabeth Lauten, quits her job because of her condemnation online of the teenage daughters of President Barack Obama
198. December 2, 2014 – 20 people who had caused the death of two men by hanging for witchcraft were detained by the Vanuatu Constabulary
199. December 2, 2014 – The paucity of funds forced the World Food Program to stop the food relief to more than 1.7 million immigrants from Syria in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and Egypt
200. December 2, 2014 – demonstrators supporting democracy in Hong Kong fight with the constabulary when they tried to capture government buildings in the worst rebellion march since its beginning
201. December 2, 2014 – The expert MLB umpire and squad chief Dale Scott accepts his homosexuality after appearing in an article along with his long-time life partner; prodigiously accepted response from the baseball spheres
202. December 2, 2015 – 14 people lost and 17 injured in an assault on the center doing social service in San Bernardino, California
203. December 2, 2016 – An inferno in an Oakland granary during a dance party killed 36 persons
204. December 2, 2016 – Donald Trump decides with the Taiwanese chief Tsai Ing-wen to change from its long “One China” policy
205. December 2, 2016 – during 7 years, Joey Votto, 1st baseman of Cincinnati Reds achieved successively for 6 years, the Tip O’Neill Award as the best Canadian MLB player; scored .326 with NL leading .434 OBP, 29 HRs, and 97 RBIs in an exceptional all-round term
206. December 2, 2017 – Nabih al-Wahsh, an advocate in Egypt, was given a jail term of 3 years for making the remarks that women sporting torn jeans should be raped
207. December 2, 2018 – agreement on trade war halt between US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping at the G-20 meeting in Argentina
208. December 2, 2018 – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador assumes charge as President of Mexico
209. December 2, 2018 – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife are to be charged with deception and corruption as per the findings of the Israeli Constabulary
210. December 2, 2018 – Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria, repudiates the rumor that he has breathed his last and a Sudanese impersonator has taken over for health reasons

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