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Wednesday October 2, 2019

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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

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

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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)

  • 1552
    Conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible.
  • 1835
    The Texas Revolution begins with the Battle of Gonzales: Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, Texas, but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia.
  • 1924
    The Geneva Protocol is adopted as a means to strengthen the League of Nations.
  • 1925
    John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system.
  • 1928
    The “Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God”, commonly known as Opus Dei, is founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá.
  • 1967
    Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court.
  • 1968
    A peaceful student demonstration in Mexico City culminates in the Tlatelolco massacre.
  • 2001
    NATO backs U.S. military strikes following 9/11.
  • 2002
    The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.
  • 2006
    Five school girls are murdered by Charles Carl Roberts in a shooting at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania before Roberts commits suicide.

Who were born on October 2?

  • 1768
    William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (d. 1854)
  • 1798
    King Charles Albert of Sardinia (d. 1849)
  • 1893
    Leroy Shield, American film score and radio composer (Our Gang, Laurel and Hardy) (d. 1962)
  • 1911
    Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995)
  • 1945
    Don McLean, American songwriter
  • 1962
    Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
  • 1964
    Sam Bockarie, Sierra Leone Civil War figure (d. 2003)
  • 1967
    Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player
  • 1970
    Kelly Ripa, American actress
  • 1985
    Buster Davis, American football player

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