Historical Events on October 2 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 225 of 225

Music releaseAlbum Release

1995 British band Oasis release their second studio album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?", sells record 347,000 copies 1st week

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher
  • 1996 30th Country Music Association Award: Brooks & Dunn win

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2001 NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11

Film release premierFilm Premier

2001 "Scrubs", starring Zach Braff as Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, premieres on NBC

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff
  • 2002 The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks
  • 2004 American Samoa joins the North American Numbering Plan
  • 2005 The Ethan Allen tour boat capsizes on Lake George in Upstate New York, killing twenty people
  • 2005 NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2006 Charles Carl Roberts murders five schoolgirls in a shooting incident at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania; he then commits suicide.
  • 2007 President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il
  • 2009 Rio de Janeiro is elected the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics
  • 2009 The economic crisis in Ireland is considered to be the driving force behind the largest migration of Irish people to London in 20 years, it is reported today
  • 2010 20th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 31-13 in Chestnut Hill
  • 2012 20 students are gunned down in Mubi, Nigeria
  • 2012 10 people are killed after a minibus and truck collide in Ilocos Norte, Philippines
  • 2013 8 people are killed and 14 are injured after an accident involving an SUV, church bus, and tractor trailer in Jefferson County, Tennessee
  • 2014 15 people are killed after a gun powder plant explodes in Gorni Lom, Bulgaria
  • 2014 Siege of Syrian town Kobani and its surrounds by ISIS prompts 130,00 people to flee the area
  • 2015 Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi are arrested in Vermont after leaving Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 Vin Scully broadcasts his last Dodgers game after a record 67 seasons

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully
  • 2016 Colombia votes against a peace agreement with rebel group FARC in a national referundum
  • 2016 41st Ryder Cup: US wins 17-11 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 Kim Kardashian is robbed at gunpoint of $10 million worth of jewelry in her hotel in Paris

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • 2017 Tom Petty, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • 2017 US scientists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young awarded Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for work on the body clock