October 2 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2015 American multinational conglomerate Alphabet Inc. was founded. Foundation day
2014 Indian film Bang Bang! was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies in India. Release Date
2011 Chess grandmaster from Belgium, Andrija Fuderer died. Death day
1996 Aeroperú Flight 603 aircraft incident at Pacific Ocean, area of Lima, Peru, killed 70 people. Man-Made Disaster
1990 Xiamen Air Flight 8301, China Southwest Flight 2402, and China Southern (B-2812) aircraft incident at Baiyun District, Guangzhou, China, killed 128 people. Man-Made Disaster
1988 The closing ceremony of Games of the XXIV Olympiad, or 1988 Summer olympics was held in Seoul.
1987 Brazilian-born British biologist Peter Medawar died. Death day
1984 French tennis player Marion Bartoli was born. Birthday
1983 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Vitaly Kunin was born. Birthday
1982 American basketball player Tyson Chandler was born. Birthday
1976 Chess grandmaster from Spain, Salvador Gabriel Del Rio De Angelis was born. Birthday
1974 Pakistani politician Nurul Amin died. Death day
1973 Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi died. Death day
1973 Chess grandmaster from Czech Republic, Vlastimil Babula was born. Birthday
1971 British European Airways Flight 706 aircraft incident at Aarsele, Belgium, killed 63 people. Man-Made Disaster
1968 tennis player Jana Novotna was born. Birthday
1967 Austrian tennis player Thomas Muster was born. Birthday
1964 Union de Transportes Aériens (F-BHMS) aircraft incident at Mt. Alcazaba, Spain, killed 80 people. Man-Made Disaster
1958 Independence Day of Guinea. National Holiday
1957 Golfer from United States, John Cook was born. Birthday
1957 Hollywood film The Bridge on the River Kwai was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1956 Chess grandmaster from England, Jon Speelman was born. Birthday
1951 English singer and songwriter Sting was born. Birthday
1939 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Yury Glazkov was born. Birthday
1935 Argentine footballer Omar Sívori was born. Birthday
1933 English biologist John B. Gurdon was born. Birthday
1927 Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius died. Death day
1917 Belgian cytologist and biochemist Christian de Duve was born. Birthday
1907 Scottish chemist The Lord Todd was born. Birthday
1904 Swiss gymnast Georges Miez was born. Birthday
1904 Indian politician Lal Bahadur Shastri was born. Birthday
1882 Chess grandmaster from France, Ossip Bernstein was born. Birthday
1871 American politician Cordell Hull was born. Birthday
1867 Brazilian politician Nilo Pecanha was born. Birthday
1863 Dutch politician Justinus van der Brugghen died. Death day
1852 Scottish chemist William Ramsay was born. Birthday
1822 Dutch politician Jan Kappeyne van de Coppello was born. Birthday
1804 French inventor Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot died. Death day
1764 British politician William Cavendish died. Death day
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