October 2 : Know the News Headlines National Days, Birthday & Past Events

October 2 2022 is Sunday. Here you can get Past events and historical events on 2nd October. Which day is celebrated, Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, News Headlines & Current affairs on 2nd October on 2022. Explore Worldwide Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities and much more on this date.

Here You Know the Holidays, Observances, Special Day & National Day on October 2

Check out below about 2nd October in history or October 2 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day ? If not, check out below. On this Special day today 2 October in history, falls the birthdays anniversaries of various well-known people . You would also find out about events that happened that make it today special day.

  • 275th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • Western Zodiac- Libra
  • National Name Your Car Day
  • Change A Light Day
  • National Fried Scallops Day
  • National Custodial Worker Recognition Day
  • World Farm Animals Day
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Gandhi Jayanti – October 2

List of Holidays Observed across World Wide on 2nd October

  • International Day of Non-Violence
  • Day after PRC National Day- Macau
  • Day of National Minorities of the Republic of Armenia- Armenia
  • International Day of Older Persons
  • Birthday of Mahatama Gandhi & Lal Bahadur Shastri – India
  • Daylight Saving Time starts- Paraguay
  • Father’s Day- Luxembourg
  • Harvest Festival- Germany

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on October 2

Here are some of the famous people celebrating birthdays today including Annie Leibovitz, Asha Parekh, Kay Kay Menon, Don McLean, Efren Ramirez, Kelly Ripa, Rohit Roy, LaTocha Scott, Hina Khan, Sting, Nat Tuner and more.

  • 1970-Kelly Ripa- American Actress and dancer
  • 1966 Yokozuna American wrestler
  • 1951 Sting English singer-songwriter, bass player, actor
  • 1949 Annie Leibovitz American photographer
  • 1937-Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer
  • 1904 Graham Greene English author, playwright, critic
  • 1904- Lal Bahadur Shastri who served as the second Prime Minister of India.
  • 1900- Leela Roy was a progressive leftist and feminist Indian politician and reformer.
  • 1890 Groucho Marx American comedian, actor

Past and Historical Major Events & News in English on October 2

  • 2002 A series of coordinated sniper attacks occurred in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
  • 1992 A prison riot in Carandiru Penitentiary, Brazil, led to the killing of over 100 inmates by the police.
  • 1958 Guinea declared its independence from France.
  • 1950 Peanuts published for the first time in 9 newspapers around the U.S.
  • 1835 Battle of Gonzales occurred on this day between Texas rebels and Mexican troops.
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