Monday December 2, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

December 2: Day of the Week

December 2, 2024 is the 337th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 29 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 2 Historical Event(s)

1755
The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire.
1805
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz – French troops under Napoleon Bonaparte defeat a joint Russo-Austrian force.
1920
Following more than a month of Turkish-Armenian War, the Turkish dictated Treaty of Alexandropol is concluded.
1927
Following 19 years of Ford Model T production, the Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A as its new automobile.
1942
Manhattan Project: A team led by Enrico Fermi initiates the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.
1946
The British Government invites four Indian leaders, Nehru, Baldev Singh, Jinnah and Liaquat Ali Khan to obtain the participation of all parties in the Constituent Assembly.
1962
Vietnam War: After a trip to Vietnam at the request of US President John F. Kennedy, US Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield becomes the first American official not to make an optimistic public comment on the war’s progress.
1970
The United States Environmental Protection Agency begins operations.
1975
Pathet Lao seizes power in Laos, and establishes the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
1980
Four U.S. nuns and churchwomen, Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, and Dorothy Kazel, are murdered by a death squad in El Salvador.

Who were born on December 2?

1899
John Barbirolli, British conductor (d. 1970)
1899
John Cobb, British racing driver (d. 1952)
1899
Ray Morehart, American baseball player (d. 1989)
1901
Raimundo Orsi, Argentine-born footballer (d. 1986)
1914
Bill Erwin, American actor (d. 2010)
1922
Iakovos Kambanelis, Greek poet, playwright, lyricist, and novelist
1958
Uladzimir Parfianovich, Belarusian canoer
1963
Dan Gauthier, American actor
1973
Graham Kavanagh, Irish footballer
1982
Michelle Banzer, model/beauty queen

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