September 2, 2024 is the 246th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 120 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
September 2 Historical Event(s)
Final War of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium – off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
A massive landslide destroys the town of Goldau, Switzerland, killing 457.
The Royal Navy bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.
A solar super storm affects electrical telegraph service.
World War II: following the start of the invasion of Poland the previous day, the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) is annexed by Nazi Germany.
President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.
United States Air Force C-130A-II is shot down by fighters over Yerevan in Armenia when it strays into Soviet airspace while conducting a sigint mission. All crew members are killed.
The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day.
Transnistria is unilaterally proclaimed a Soviet republic; the Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev declares the decision null and void.
An earthquake in Nicaragua kills at least 116 people.
Who were born on September 2?
Hans Jæger, Norwegian writer and political activist (d. 1910)
Clarence Felder, American actor
Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker
Kristen Cloke, American actress
Shauna Sand, American actress and Playboy Playmate
Robert Coles, English golfer
Kyle Hines, American basketball player
Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer
Marcus Morris, American basketball player
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