Historical Events on 2nd March (Part 2)

Events 201 - 212 of 212

  • 2003 The first International Symposium on Taiwan Sign Language Linguistics is held at Chung Cheng University.
  • 2003 America's Cup: Alinghi defeats Team New Zealand 5-0 to win in Auckland
  • 2004 Voters in the U.S. state of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning its Confederacy-derived flag.
  • 2004 War in Iraq: Al Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170 and wounding over 500.
  • 2004 Rosetta space probe is launched by the European Space Agency to study comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko with Philae lander module aboard
  • 2007 38th NAACP Image Awards: "The Pursuit of Happyness" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2008 Riots in Yerevan, Armenia concerning the Armenian presidential election, 2008 come to a fatal end, with police forces clashing with civilians in their peaceful protest, resulting in 8 deaths.
  • 2012 Tornadoes kill at least 27 people in the American states of Indiana and Kentucky
  • 2012 The Red Cross is denied access to provide relief to the Baba Amr district in Homs by the Syrian army
  • 2012 New fiscal compact to prevent excessive debt is signed by 25 out of 27 European Union members

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2014 86th Academy Awards: "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey & Cate Blanchett win

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2014 President Vladimir Putin receives unanimous approval from Russia's parliament to send troops to the Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin