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Sunday October 2, 2022

October 2: Day of the Week

October 2, 2022 is the 275th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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

October 2022
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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)

  • 1780
    John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War, is hanged as a spy by American forces.
  • 1928
    The “Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God”, commonly known as Opus Dei, is founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá.
  • 1958
    Guinea declares its independence from France.
  • 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.
  • 1990
    Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people.
  • 1992
    The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 1996
    Aeroperú Flight 603, a Boeing 757, crashes into the Pacific Ocean shortly after takeoff from Lima, Peru, killing 70.
  • 1996
    The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
  • 2001
    NATO backs U.S. military strikes following 9/11.

Who were born on October 2?

  • 1538
    Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584)
  • 1833
    William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
  • 1902
    Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (d. 1965)
  • 1929
    Cesare Maestri, Italian mountain climber
  • 1938
    Rex Reed, American movie critic and actor
  • 1962
    Jeff Bennett, American voice actor
  • 1968
    Glen Wesley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1968
    Jeff Martin, Canadian singer/songwriter (The Tea Party)
  • 1973
    Scott Schoeneweis, American baseball player
  • 1979
    Maja Ivarsson, Swedish singer (The Sounds)

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