October 2: Day of the Week
October 2, 2019 is the 275th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 2 Historical Event(s)
- 1263The battle of Largs is fought between Norwegians and Scots.
- 1535Jacques Cartier discovers Montreal, Quebec.
- 1780John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War, is hanged as a spy by American forces.
- 1889In Colorado, Nicholas Creede strikes it rich in silver during the last great silver boom of the American Old West.
- 1924The Geneva Protocol is adopted as a means to strengthen the League of Nations.
- 1925John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system.
- 1958Guinea declares its independence from France.
- 1967Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court.
- 1996The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
- 2001Swissair liquidates and the airline is replaced by SWISS.
Who were born on October 2?
- 1722Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier (d. 1776)
- 1833William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
- 1882Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945)
- 1933Dave Somerville, co-founder and original lead singer of vocal group The Diamonds
- 1946Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Thai military officer
- 1971James Root, American guitarist (Slipknot)
- 1976Anita Kulcsár, Hungarian handball player (d. 2005)
- 1987Joel Reinders, American football offensive tackle player
- 1990Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer
- 1990Samantha Barks, Manx singer and actress
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