On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 2015

Historical Events

  • Earth's trees number just over 3 trillion according to study in "Nature" by Thomas Crowther of Yale University

Historic Event

US President Barack Obama becomes the first president to visit the Arctic Circle at Kotzebue, Alaska

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Kurdi, 3 year old Syrian refugee drowns off the coast of Turkey, his death and photograph prompt international reaction
  • Donny Conn, American musician (The Playmates), dies at 85
2015 Highlights

About September 2, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo