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October 2nd is the 275th day of the year (276th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about October 2nd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 2nd
1452 Richard III (King of England 1483-1485)
1800 Nat Turner (leader of a slave rebellion in Arlington, Virginia)
1847 Paul von Hindenberg (World War I German General, President of Germany 1925-1934)
1851 Ferdinand Foch ((French General)
1869 Mahatma Gandhi (Indian leader)
1871 Cordell Hull (US Secretary of State)
1890 Groucho Marx (comedian, actor)
1897 Bud Abbott (comedian, actor)
1904 Graham Greene (Novelist)
1910 Jack Finney (novelist)
1937 Johnnie+Cochran (lawyer)
1948 Sir Trevor Brooking (soccer player and manager)
1949 Annie Leibovitz (portrait photographer)
1951 Sting (singer)
1971 Tiffany (singer)
1971 Rohan Oza (businessman - Shark Tank)
1978 Matt Hancock (British politician)
October 2nd in History
1925 Enclosed double-decker buses introduced in London.
1936 Italy invades Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1950 Peanuts comic strip first published.
1958 Guinea declares independence from France.
1962 Johnny Carson debuts as host of The Tonight Show.
October 2nd is also
Gandhi Jayanti (India) - National holiday to celebrate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
Independence Day (Guinea)
People born on October 2nd are Libra
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