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

October 2: Day of the Week

October 2, 2024 is the 276th day of the year 2024 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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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.

October 2 Historical Event(s)

1552
Conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible.
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.
1958
Guinea declares its independence from France.
1970
A plane carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado killing 31 people.
1992
The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil.
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.
2001
Swissair liquidates and the airline is replaced by SWISS.
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?

1470
Isabella of Naples, Duchess of Milan (d. 1524)
1873
Plum Warner, English cricketer (d. 1963)
1917
Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994)
1921
Albert Scott Crossfield, American test pilot (d. 2006)
1948
Avery Brooks, American actor
1948
Siim Kallas, Prime Minister of Estonia
1960
Lothar Schlapp, German footballer
1967
Gillian Welch, American singer and songwriter
1970
Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
1972
Tara Dawn Holland, Miss America 1997

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