On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

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

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa becomes first player in MLB history to total 60 home runs in three seasons; Chicago slugger connects off Reds starter Lance Davis to reach milestone in 5-4 loss

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11
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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Biebl, German composer (b. 1906)