Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 2. From 1900 until now.
October 2 is under the sign of Libra.
Famous birthdays on this day include Mahatma Gandhi (1869), Sting (musician) (1951) and Romina Power (1951).
Several movies were released around October 2 over the years, such as Libeled Lady in 1936 directed by Jack Conway and The Ten Commandments in 1956 directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
But much more happened on October 2 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around October 2 over the years?
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Which were the important events of October 2?
- 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Afghan parliamentary election, 2018: A suicide bomber kills 13 people and injures more than 30 others at an election rally in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. (BBC)
- 2017 The Luxor Hotel is placed on lockdown due to a bomb threat. (Express)
- 2016 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): An ISIL sniper in Sirte, Libya, shoots dead Dutch photographer and war correspondent Jeroen Oerlemans. (The Independent)
- 2015 Syrian Civil War, Russian intervention in the Syrian Civil War: The Russian Government says Russian jets bombed Syria for the third consecutive day, hitting 12 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that ISIL has no presence in the western and northern areas struck though Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate al-Nusra Front does. Russian planes also bombed Raqqah, the unofficial capital of ISIL. (Daily Mail)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 The Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face
- 2014 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
- 2013 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
- 2012 Maroon 5 - One More Night
- 2011 Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
- 2010 Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Pink - So What
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around October 2 over the years?
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