On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Australian women's cricket wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy smashes T20I world record 148 not out off 61 balls against Sri Lanka in Sydney; her century from Australian record 46 balls
  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex sue British newspaper The Mail on Sunday claiming it published her private letter
  • Two politicians in Peru claim to be the country's leader for a day until Mercedes Aráoz resigns so the constitutional court can rule on the matter

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Bidwill, American NFL team owner (Arizona Cardinals 1962-2019), dies at 88