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Famous Events For October 2

Famous Events For October 2 – Today In History

What Happened on October 2 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 2 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 2, 0939 – the combined forces of King Otto and Hermann of Zwaben defeat Eberhard of France and Giselbert of Lutherans
2. October 2, 0976 – appointment of Hisham II as Chief of Cordoba
3. October 2, 1134 – flood waters devastate the Zeeland province
4. October 2, 1187 – seizure of Jerusalem by Sultan Saladin from Crusaders
5. October 2, 1263 – Norwegians and Scots engage in war at Largs
6. October 2, 1492 – France assaulted by King Henry VII of England
7. October 2, 1518 – Thomas Wolsey works for lasting peace
8. October 2, 1535 – Mount Royal (Montreal) discovered by Jacques Cartier
9. October 2, 1540 – agreement for peace signed between Venice and Turkey
10. October 2, 1552 – Kazan conquered by Ivan the Terrible

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11. October 2, 1572 – Mechelen was seized by the Spanish army and looted and demolished by them
12. October 2, 1608 – Copyright application for telescope in the Netherlands by Hans Lippershey
13. October 2, 1614 – Even though French King Louis XIII was a minor, he was proclaimed a grownup at 13
14. October 2, 1656 – Law enacted against members of Religious Society (Quakers) by English North American settlement in Connecticut

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

15. October 2, 1700 – appointment of Philip van Anjou as the successor to the king, by Spanish King Carlos II
16. October 2, 1760 – Russian and Austrian armies vacate Berlin
17. October 2, 1787 – inauguration of Maagden House in Amsterdam
18. October 2, 1789 – George Washington circulates the proposed changes to the Constitution to the States for endorsement

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19. October 2, 1792 – establishment of Baptist Missionary Society in London
20. October 2, 1795 – execution of Tula (slave leader) in Curacao
21. October 2, 1799 – seizure of Alkmaar in the Netherlands by the combined armies of Duke of York and Russians

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

22. October 2, 1804 – Britain prepares for protest French assault
23. October 2, 1833 – Charles Darwin travels to Santa Fe Argentina through Corunda
24. October 2, 1833 – establishment of Anti-Slavery Society in NY
25. October 2, 1835 – The War of Gonzales was between Texan colonists and the Mexican army.
26. October 2, 1836 – Darwin arrives in England by ship HMS Beagle
27. October 2, 1851 – the apparatus to assess the scientific concept about snails was proved to be bogus
28. October 2, 1853 – Jews are prohibited from acquiring land by an Austrian law
29. October 2, 1861 – Ex-US Vice President John C Breckinridge ran away to Kentucky
30. October 2, 1864 – War of Saltville, VA
31. October 2, 1866 – Copyright granted to J Osterhoudt for his tin can with a key opener
32. October 2, 1870 – Rome and Papal states are taken into Italian territory and Rome is declared the capital of Italy

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33. October 2, 1871 – Brigham Young, founder of the LDS church, was detained for adultery
34. October 2, 1872 – establishment of Morgan State University
35. October 2, 1872 – Phileas Fogg commences his trip as described in the works of Jules Verne, “Around the World in Eighty Days”
36. October 2, 1876 – Bob Martin scores a 176 at St Andrews at the 16th British Gold Open
37. October 2, 1879 – commencement of Sherlock Holmes venture series “Musgrave Ritual”
38. October 2, 1889 – first conference of American States
39. October 2, 1889 – Nicholas Creed discovers Silver in Colorado
40. October 2, 1895 – comic series printed in newspaper
41. October 2, 1899 – The Orange Free States in South Africa build its defense forces

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

42. October 2, 1901 – The first underwater ship equipped with arms commenced by the Royal Navy at Barrow-in-Furness
43. October 2, 1902 – publication of the book, “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter by Frederick Warne and Co., in London
44. October 2, 1906 – In a heavyweight boxing competition, Tommy Burns KO Jim Burns in 15 for the title
45. October 2, 1909 – play of the first Rugby competition
46. October 2, 1910 – in an air accident 2 planes collide
47. October 2, 1910 – Henry Wijnmalen reaches a height of 2800 m
48. October 2, 1912 – M. K. Gandhi invites Gopala Krishna Gokhale for a tour of South Africa and he arrives in South Africa. During this tour, he visits Tolstoy Farm
49. October 2, 1913 – Philips defeats NY Giants in 2 games out of 3 game series
50. October 2, 1916 – establishment of San Diego Zoo
51. October 2, 1919 – issue of the first print of the newspaper “Volkskrant” in Neth
52. October 2, 1919 – US President Woodrow Wilson suffers a partial paralytic stroke
53. October 2, 1920 – The only one tripleheader achieved during the twentieth century
54. October 2, 1920 – an agreement between China and Russo-Asiatic bank to manage Chinese Eastern Railways but left the administration to China
55. October 2, 1921 – Babe Ruth of NY Yankee scores his then-high 59th HR
56. October 2, 1923 – seize of Constantinople by the British vacated
57. October 2, 1924 – the members of the League of Nations accepted the proposals of Geneva for an international dispute

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58. October 2, 1926 – Bert Gibbs of Hamilton Tigers achieves 9 singles in a play
59. October 2, 1928 – Saint Jose Maria Escriva established the “Opus Devi” (Prelature of Holy Cross and the Work of God)
60. October 2, 1931 – issue of a circular letter by Pope Pius XI on financial emergency
61. October 2, 1932 – NY Yankees defeat Chicago Cubs in the 29th World Series
62. October 2, 1932 – Washington Redskins lose their first play in NFL, 14-0
63. October 2, 1933 – entertainment episode “Ah, Wilderness” by Eugene O’Neill debuts in NYC
64. October 2, 1935 – The Italian army under orders from Mussolini assaults Abyssinia
65. October 2, 1935 – The 4th NY Hayden Planetarium inaugurated in US
66. October 2, 1936 – the first power-generating plant run on alcohol was established in Atchison, Kansas
67. October 2, 1936 – All churches near Calvinist in Amsterdam oppose the doctrine of Nazis
68. October 2, 1936 – France undervalued its franc comparatively delayed concerning Britain and the US
69. October 2, 1936 – NY Yankees achieve a best high of 18 runs vanquishing Giants, 18-4
70. October 2, 1936 – Tony Lazzeri achieves his World Series grand slam

71. October 2, 1937 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt inspects the construction of Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State
72. October 2, 1939 – small vessels with water kept in Union Square, SF for birds to bathe
73. October 2, 1940 – German warplanes (17) were destroyed by shooting over England
74. October 2, 1940 – British ship Empress, with refugees bound for Canada on board, drowns
75. October 2, 1941 –Seven places of worship of Jews in Paris were bombarded by Gestapo
76. October 2, 1941 – Germans wage war against Russia
77. October 2, 1942 – 239 died when their vessel HMS Curacao was cut into two parts by RMS Queen Mary with thousands of US army on board
78. October 2, 1943 – vacation of Kolombangara, Solomon Islands by Japanese
79. October 2, 1943 – Yankees defeat Browns, 5-1 and 7-6 by scoring their 14th doubleheader
80. October 2, 1944 – 250,000 people were killed by Nazis while trouncing the Warsaw rebellion
81. October 2, 1944 – US Bomber 17 airdrops literature on Walcheren
82. October 2, 1946 – Faraway Hill was the first drama examining the living characters on the Television network
83. October 2, 1947 – debut performance of “Music in My Heart” at Adelphi Theatre NYC and gives 124 presentations
84. October 2, 1947 – amended International Telecommunication Resolution approved
85. October 2, 1948 – valedictory of “Finian’s Rainbow” at 46th St Theatre NYC after 725 presentations
86. October 2, 1949 – St Louis Browns get defeated by White Sox 4-3
87. October 2, 1949 – Russia identifies the People’s Republic of China
88. October 2, 1950 – The comic series of Charlie Brown, “Li’l Folks” and afterward “Peanuts” by M. Schulz printed and circulated in 9 papers
89. October 2, 1950 – Red Sox Dom DiMaggio was the front runner for AL with only 15 stolen bases
90. October 2, 1951 – the inauguration of the airing of the Television in the Netherlands
91. October 2, 1951 – Dodgers vanquish Giants, 10-0 in the second final game
92. October 2, 1953 – premiere show of “Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)” at John Golden NYC and gives 849 presentations
93. October 2, 1954 – All-Stars triumph Detroit 2-2 at Detroit at the 8th NHL All-Star Game
94. October 2, 1954 – Chandernagore a French colony is now added to West Bengal in India
95. October 2, 1954 – Cleve Indians were defeated by NY Giants at the 51st World Series
96. October 2, 1955 – debut television airing of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” on CBS in the US
97. October 2, 1955 – Detroit defeats All-Stars, 3-1 at Detroit at the 9th NHL All-Star Game
98. October 2, 1955 – installation of Chiva Stoica as Prime Minister of Romania
99. October 2, 1955 – TV transmission channel 13 commences broadcasting from Huntington-Charleston, WV
100. October 2, 1956 – a clock that measures the power to be transferred to the national grid shown in NYC
101. October 2, 1957 – the presence of NY Yankees for the 25th time in the World Series
102. October 2, 1957 – discovery of a fresh volcanic island off Fayal Island Azores
103. October 2, 1957 – premiere of the film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” guided by David Lean and featuring William Holden and Alec Guinness. It was declared Academy Award Best Picture in 1958
104. October 2, 1958 – France grants freedom to French Guinea
105. October 2, 1958 – the creation of the 1st musical display, “Valmouth” in London
106. October 2, 1958 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
107. October 2, 1959 – debut performance of “Twilight Zone” by Rod Serling on Television
108. October 2, 1960 – LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Tournament achieved by Louise Suggs
109. October 2, 1961 – debut show of “Ben Casey” on Television
110. October 2, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
111. October 2, 1961 – TV channel 15 commences airing in Hampton-Norfolk, VA
112. October 2, 1962 – in the 9-inning final game, SF defeats LA, 8-7 in 4h18m
113. October 2, 1962 – Atomic test by the US at Johnston Island
114. October 2, 1963 – American transport of food grains to the USSR was criticized by the West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
115. October 2, 1965 – Dodgers achieve the NL banner by defeating the Braves
116. October 2, 1965 – Mel Stottlemyre triumphs in 20 plays
117. October 2, 1966 – LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational achieved by Mickey Wright
118. October 2, 1966 – LA Dodgers Sandy Koufax achieves in four years his 3rd LA banner
119. October 2, 1967 – The members of Grateful Dead were detained by agents of sedative drugs

120. October 2, 1967 – construction of the Veteran’s Arena in Philadelphia commences
121. October 2, 1967 – LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational achieved by Mickey Wright
122. October 2, 1967 – Oath taking of Thurgood Marshall as the 1st black Supreme Court Justice
123. October 2, 1968 – premiere of “Promises, Promises “at the 1st London presentation
124. October 2, 1968 – 300-500 students were murdered in a police shootout on demonstrating students in Mexico City
125. October 2, 1968 – establishment of the Republic of Guinea
126. October 2, 1968 – two players, yet to be identified as Most Valuable Players face each other; Cards Bob Gibson defeat Tigers Denny McLain, 4-0
127. October 2, 1969 – concluding play of Seattle Pilots in Seattle but vanquished 3-1 by As before a gathering of 5473 fans
128. October 2, 1969 – Atomic test below the earth by the US at Amchitka Island Aleutians
129. October 2, 1970 – appointment of Billy Martin as Manager of Detroit Tigers
130. October 2, 1970 – The aircraft with Wichita State U football players on board met with an accident leaving 30 dead
131. October 2, 1971 – In a race of pigeons in Australia, pigeons achieve the best speed of 133 kph in an 1100 km competition
132. October 2, 1972 – premiere show of “From Israel with Love” at Palace Theatre NYC and presents 8 shows
133. October 2, 1972 – In an air accident involving Aeroflot Il near the Black Sea Hotel of Sochi 105 were perished
134. October 2, 1972 – NY Mets were defeated, 7-0, by Mont Expos Bill Stoneman
135. October 2, 1972 – The first player to achieve 4 TDs (vs. Philadelphia) was Ron Johnson
136. October 2, 1974 – Hank Aaron achieved his 733rd HR at the culminating NL play
137. October 2, 1975 – Ulster Volunteer organization massacre in Northern Island 6 Catholic residents and 1 protestant resident in a rebellion
138. October 2, 1975 – four UVF members were killed in an accidental detonation of a bomb which they were transporting at Farrenlester near Coleraine
139. October 2, 1976 – valedictory of the film, “Let My People Come” at Morosco Theatre NYC after giving 106 presentations
140. October 2, 1977 – military dictator Zia ul-Haq in Pakistan prohibits all opposition
141. October 2, 1977 – LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open achieved by Vivian Brownlee
142. October 2, 1977 – Dusty Baker becomes the 4th to achieve 30th HR others being Steve Garvey, Reggie Smith, and Ron Cey to feel Dodgers as the 1st group to achieve four 30-HR achievers
143. October 2, 1978 – in a shootout in East Beirut, by Syrians and Palestinians, 1300 lost their lives
144. October 2, 1978 – Yanks achieve 3 successive AL East defeating Red Sox 5-4 in the final game
145. October 2, 1979 – Pope Paul II arrives in New York and condemns the atrocities on the prisoners of wars
146. October 2, 1980 – Larry Holmes KO Muhammad Ali in for a heavyweight competition championship
147. On October 2, Michael Myers, a member of the House of Representatives Pennsylvania was dismissed and was the first to be dismissed in a century
148. October 2, 1981 – Ali Khamenei installed as president of Iran
149. October 2, 1982 – 60 lost their life and 700 were wounded in a detonation attack in Tehran
150. October 2, 1982 – inauguration of the most recent Portland Building planned by Michael Graves at Portland Oregon
151. October 2, 1983 – Art Monk achieves more than 136 successive NFL wins
152. October 2, 1983 – Carl Yastrezemski plays his last game
153. October 2, 1983, LPGA San Jose Golf Classic achieved by Kathy Postlewait
154. October 2, 1984 – The 3 cosmonauts who were orbiting in space for 237 days reach Earth155. October 2, 1984 – Cubs defeat Padres, 13-0 in the first League Championship Series with substitute Umpires
156. October 2, 1984 – the ex-FBI agent, Richard Miller was accused of reconnaissance
157. October 2, 1985 – Russian Chief Gorbachev arrives in Paris on his maiden tour abroad
158. October 2, 1985 – Tigers Darrell Evans achieves his 40 HR
159. October 2, 1986 – an attempt by Sikhs on the life of Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
160. October 2, 1988 – Valedictory of the 24-hour Olympic play at Seoul, Korea
161. October 2, 1988 – Gelindo Bordin achieves the lengthy run in 2:10:32 at the 21st Olympics

162. October 2, 1988 – more than 3 million fans witness the Minnesota Twins play the AL club
163. October 2, 1988 – free and fair voting ordered by the Supreme Court in Pakistan
164. October 2, 1988 – Mike Tyson damages fixtures in his villa in Bernardsville, NJ in a family dispute
165. October 2, 1989 – Drama based on life incidences, “A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story” debuts on NBC US
166. October 2, 1990 – premiere of “Michael Feinstein in Concert” at Golden NYC and gives 30 presentations
167. October 2, 1990 – friendly nations in WW2 relinquish the residual rights over Germany
168. October 2, 1990 – Chinese aircraft blasts killing 100
169. October 2, 1990 – appointment of David Souter as Judge of Supreme Court in the US cleared by Congress, 90-9
170. October 2, 1991 – NHL star Eric Lindros declines to have a contract with Quebec Nordiques
171. October 2, 1991 – The youngest woman to achieve 500 proficient tennis games was Steffi Graf
172. October 2, 1991 – 4 million fans witness the play of Toronto Blue Jays playing for AL East championship
173. October 2, 1992 – VP Itamar Franco was sworn in as President of Brazil
174. October 2, 1992 – mass killing and rebellion in Carandiru Penitentiary in Sao Paulo, Brazil
175. October 2, 1994 – premiere show of “Show Boat” at Gershwin Theatre NYC
176. October 2, 1994 – In a cricket Test match at Karachi, Pakistan beat Australia by one wicket
177. October 2, 1995 – Premier show of “Moon Over Buffalo” at Martin Beck Theatre NYC and gives 308 presentations
178. October 2, 1995 – In the final game, Seattle Mariners defeated Cal Angels, 9-1 to achieve the AL West
179. October 2, 1995 – The sales of the musical Oasis of British, “(what is the story) Morning Glory?” touched a high of 347000 copies during the first week
180. October 2, 1996 – Brooks & Dunn achieve the 30th Country Music Association title

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

181. October 2, 2001 – NATO approves of US Military action after the 9/11 disaster
182. October 2, 2001 – debut performance of “Scrubs”, featuring Zach Braff as Dr.John “JD” Dorian on NBC
183. October 2, 2002 – a series of coordinated firing by two snipers for a period of over 3 weeks
184. October 2, 2004 – American Samoa participates in the numbering plan of the telephone by the North American Numbering Plan
185. October 2, 2005 – a commercial excursion vessel, Ethan Allen, overturns on George Lake near New York leaving 20 dead
186. October 2, 2005 – first play of NFL in Mexico when Arizona Cardinals vanquish San Francisco 49ers, 31-14

187. October 2, 2006 – Charles Carl Roberts commits self-killing after killing five school girls at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania
188. October 2, 2007 – President Roh Moo-hyun crosses the line of separation and goes to North Korea to participate in the second Inter-Korean conference to meet his counterpart North Korean chief Kim Jong Il
189. October 2, 2009 – Rio de Janeiro agrees to host the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics
190. October 2, 2009 – the financial slowdown is the main motivation for the large-scale immigration of Irish to London over 20 years
191. October 2, 2010- Notre Dame defeats Boston College, 31-13 in Chestnut Hill at the 20th College Football Holy War
192. October 2, 2012 – 20 students massacred in Mubi, Nigeria
193. October 2, 2012 – in an accident involving a small bus and truck in Ilocos Notre, Philippines
194. October 2, 2013 – in a collision between an SUV and a church bus and tractor in Jefferson County, Tennessee, 8 people lost their life
195. October 2, 2014 – in a detonation of the gunpowder plant in Gorni Lom, Bulgaria, 15 people lost their lives
196. October 2, 2014 – 13000 people vacate the town of Kobani in Syria because of taking over of that town the ISIS
197. October 2, 2015 – detention of Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi in Vermont after departure from Canada
198. October 2, 2016 – Vin Scully airs his achievements of 67 terms with Dodgers
199. October 2, 2016 – the plebiscite in Columbia views against peace truce with dissident party FARC
200. October 2, 2016 – 41st Ryder Cup achieved by the US, 17-11 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota

201. October 2, 2016 – Jewellery costing $10 million belonging to Kim Kardashian was deprived at gunpoint while she was in her lodge in Paris
202. October 2, 2017 – The Nobel Prize was awarded to US scientists Jeffrey C.Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michel for their research on the body clock

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