What Happened on October 2, 2019

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
  • 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

  • Barrie Masters, British pub-rock singer (Eddie & the Hot Rods - "Teenage Depression"), dies of drug intoxication at 63
  • Bill Bidwill, American NFL team owner (St. Louis/Arizona Cardinals 1962-2019), dies at 88
  • Giya Kancheli, Georgian composer (NightPrayers; Exil), dies at 84

About October 2, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back To London - Ed Sheeran Ft. Stormzy