What Happened on October 2, 2016

Historical Events

  • Colombia votes against a peace agreement with rebel group FARC in a national referendum

Film & TV History

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

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Hazeltine National GC: US regains Cup; beats Europe, 17-11; Americans Brooks Koepka, Brandt Snedeker & Patrick Reed each win 3 matches

Sports History

Veteran broadcaster Vin Scully calls his final LA Dodgers game (7-1 loss in San Francisco) after a record 67 MLB seasons


Famous Weddings

  • Actress Lyndsy Fonseca (29) weds actor Noah Bean (37) at Saltwater Farm in Connecticut
  • Actress Zosia Mamet (28) weds actor Evan Jonigkeit at the Cedar Lakes Estate in Port Jervis, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Neville Marriner, English conductor and violinist (Academy of St Martin in the Fields), dies at 92
  • Thomas Round, British tenor (Gilbert and Sullivan For All), dies at 100
2016 Highlights

About October 2, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur