Wednesday 2 October 1907
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1907). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Todd and William Marshall.
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1907 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Alexander Todd: Scottish biochemist whose research prepared the way for DNA analysis and was recognized with the 1957 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
- William Marshall: Producer / director / actor / singer (Blackmail).
- Alexander R Todd: Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997).
- Victor Paz Estenssoro: Bolivian politician (d. 2001).
- Lord Todd: Chemist.
- Elisabeth Gording: Norwegian actress.
- Jean Pheulpin: French engraver and designer of postage stamps, who received the 'Grand Prix de l'art philatélique français' for his "Éléphant" series (Laos, 1958).
- Víctor Estenssoro: Bolivian politician 52nd President of Bolivia (d. 2001).
- Walter Bestmann: German Nazi military figure, an Oberführer (Senior Colonel) in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
- Phillies Eddie Grant goes 7 for 7 in a doubleheader vs. Giants