September 2nd: What is special about this date?

September 2nd marks the 245th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 246th in case of leap years). There are 120 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on September 2nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to September 2nd and what happened on September 2nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about September 2nd.


September 2nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On September 2nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Keanu Reeves
    Keanu Reeves (1964)

    Lebanese-american actor.

  • Giuliano Gemma
    Giuliano Gemma (1938)

    Giuliano gemma was an italian actor known for his roles in spaghetti western films such as a pistol for ringo and day of anger.

  • Salma Hayek
    Salma Hayek (1966)

    Salma hayek is a mexican actress known for her roles in films such as frida, desperado, and from dusk till dawn.

  • Mark Harmon
    Mark Harmon (1951)

    American actor, noted family.

  • Jimmy Connors
    Jimmy Connors (1952)

    American tennis player, one of the greatest of all time.

  • Terry Bradshaw
    Terry Bradshaw (1948)

    American football player and champion with the pittsburgh steelers.

  • Lia Amanda
    Lia Amanda (1932)

    Italian actress and film star, maria molfesi's daughter.

  • Marge Champion
    Marge Champion (1919)

    American ballet and ballroom dancer.

  • Billy Preston
    Billy Preston (1946)

    American actor and pianist (d. 2006).

  • Kristen Cloke
    Kristen Cloke (1968)

    American actress.

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September 2nd: who died on this date?

On September 2nd the following celebrities died:

  • Troy Donahue
    Troy Donahue (2001)

    American actor and singer (d. 2001).

  • Bob Denver
    Bob Denver (2005)

    American actor, tv and film comedian.

  • Felix Aylmer
    Felix Aylmer (1979)

    Actor (quartet hamlet, dreaming lips), passes away at 90.

  • Jay Novello
    Jay Novello (1982)

    Actor harum scarum, rebel breed, dies at 78 from cancer.

  • Greysin Tolkien (1973)

    Greysin Tolkien was a British writer, poet, philologist, and academic, best known as the author of the high fantasy works The Hobbit and The...

  • Breckon Tolkien (1973)

    Breckon Tolkien was a British author and academic, renowned for his creation of the iconic fantasy world of Middle-earth and his influential...

  • Rayman Tolkien (1973)

    Rayman Tolkien was a British author who created the beloved fantasy world of Middle-earth, including the 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the...

  • Jhostin Tolkien (1973)


  • Joriel Tolkien (1973)

    Joriel Tolkien was a British author who is best known for his high fantasy works, including the iconic 'The Lord of the Rings' series.

  • Warnie J.R.R. Tolkien (1973)

    Famous for creating the Middle-earth legendarium.

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September 2nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On September 2nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Virgo according to the Western Zodiac.

Virgo zodiac sign

September 2nd: what is special about the Virgo sign?

The Virgo sign encompasses people born between August 23rd and September 22nd.

You can discover Virgo's personality traits and attitude and Virgo's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Virgo born in September discover why September born are so special.


September 2nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on September 2nd in history:

  • Sep 2, 1929: Unilever forms by merger of Margarine Union and Lever Bros
  • Sep 2, 1938: Soviet Ambassador to Britain Ivan Maisky calls on Winston Churchill, to tell him that Soviet Foreign Commissar Maxim Litvinov has expressed to the French chargé d'affaires in Moscow that the Soviet Union is willing to fight over the territorial integrity of Czechoslovakia.
  • Sep 2, 1939: The German-American League for Culture in Cleveland, Ohio, representing 103,000 German-Americans, issues a resolution calling on German people to rise up and defeat Adolf Hitler.
  • Sep 2, 1941: Academy copyrights Oscar statuette
  • Sep 2, 1949: Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking, China).
  • Sep 2, 1958: Henry Verwoerd appointed Prime Minister of South Africa
  • Sep 2, 1969: New York Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated
  • Sep 2, 1974: Prest Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • Sep 2, 1979: I Remember Mama closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • Sep 2, 2005: In the midst of growing criticism for his leadership, George W. Bush visits the areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. According to media reports, he won't visit New Orleans. Bush claimed that order would be restored, and New Orleans would emerge "from its darkest days".
  • Sep 2, 2009: Pfizer, a US drugmaker, agrees to pay US$2.3Billion in the largest healthcare fraud settlement ever made by the Department of Justice. Four drugs were illegally promoted by the firm, which was not approved by medical regulators.
  • Sep 2, 2017: Iraqi Civil War: Suicide bombers attack a power plant run by the state near Samarra, Iraq. Seven people were killed and thirteen others were injured. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

What day of the year is September 2nd?

September 2nd marks the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 246th in case of leap years).

There are 120 days remaining until the end of the year.

September 2nd is the 2nd day of the month of September.