On This Day

Historical Events on December 2 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 213 of 213

  • 2014 Vanuatu police arrest at least 20 people over the deaths by hanging of two men accused of sorcery
  • 2014 The World Food Programme suspends critical food aid to more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt because of a lack of funds
  • 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clash with police as they try to surround the government's headquarters in some of the worst violence since the protests began
  • 2014 After featuring in a magazine article with long-time life partner, veteran MLB umpire and crew chief Dale Scott openly acknowledges his homosexuality; overwhelmingly positive reaction from baseball circles
  • 2015 Attack on a social services centre in San Bernardino, California kills 14 and wounds 17
  • 2016 Fire during a dance party at an Oakland warehouse kills 36

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2016 Donald Trump takes a call with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen, in a break from America's long standing "One China" policy

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2016 For 6th time in 7 years, Cincinnati Reds 1st baseman Joey Votto wins Tip O'Neill Award as best Canadian MLB player; hit .326 with NL-leading .434 OBP, 29 HRs & 97 RBIs in an outstanding all-around season for last-place club
  • 2017 Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh sentenced to 3 years in prison for saying women wearing ripped jeans should be raped

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2018 Trade war truce agreed between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at G-20 meeting in Argentina

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador is sworn in as President of Mexico

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2018 Israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife be charged with fraud and bribery

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu

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2018 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari denies he has died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor after ill health

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari