What Happened on September 2, 2012

Historical Events

  • 15 people are killed by a car bomb attack at a refugee camp in Sbeineh, Palestine
  • A decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuel Nunes, Portuguese composer, dies at 71
  • Mark Abrahamian, American rock guitarist (Starship, 2000-12), dies of a heart attack after a concert at 46

About September 2, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Wings - Little Mix