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What Happened on September 2nd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Hurricane Dorian, a category 5 hurricane, devastates the Bahamas, killing at least five.
2013 The Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens at 10:15 PM at a cost of $6.4 billion, after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the old span.
2010 Israel-Palestinian conflict: the 2010 Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are launched by the United States.
2009 The Andhra Pradesh, India helicopter crash occurred near Rudrakonda Hill, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India. Fatalities included Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
2008 Google launches its Google Chrome web browser.
1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia; all 229 people onboard are killed.
1998 The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide.
1992 The 7.7 Mw  Nicaragua earthquake affected the west coast of Nicaragua. With a .mw-parser-output .tooltip-dotted{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}Ms–Mw disparity of half a unit, this tsunami earthquake triggered a tsunami that caused most of the damage and casualties, with at least 116 killed. Typical runup heights were 3–8 meters (9.8–26.2 ft).
1990 Transnistria is unilaterally proclaimed a Soviet republic; the Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev declares the decision null and void.
1987 In Moscow, the trial begins for 19-year-old pilot Mathias Rust, who flew his Cessna airplane into Red Square in May.
1985 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil politicians and former MPs M. Alalasundaram and V. Dharmalingam are shot dead.
1984 Seven people are shot and killed and 12 wounded in the Milperra massacre, a shootout between the rival motorcycle gangs Bandidos and Comancheros in Sydney, Australia.
1970 NASA announces the cancellation of two Apollo missions to the Moon, Apollo 15 (the designation is re-used by a later mission), and Apollo 19.
1968 Operation OAU begins during the Nigerian Civil War.
1963 CBS Evening News becomes U.S. network television's first half-hour weeknight news broadcast, when the show is lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes.
1960 The first election of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. The Tibetan community observes this date as Democracy Day.
1958 A USAF RC-130 is shot down by fighters over Armenia when it strays into Soviet airspace while conducting a sigint mission. All crew members are killed.
1957 President Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.
1946 The Interim Government of India is formed, headed by Jawaharlal Nehru as vice president with the powers of a Prime Minister.
1945 World War II: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japan and the major warring powers aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
1945 Communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam after the end of the Nguyễn dynasty.
1944 The last execution of a Finn in Finland takes place when soldier Olavi Laiho is executed by shooting in Oulu.
1939 World War II: Following the start of the invasion of Poland the previous day, the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) is annexed by Nazi Germany.
1935 The Labor Day Hurricane, the most intense hurricane to strike the United States, makes landfall at Long Key, Florida, killing at least 400.
1912 Arthur Rose Eldred is awarded the first Eagle Scout award of the Boy Scouts of America.
1901 Vice President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt utters the famous phrase, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" at the Minnesota State Fair.
1898 Battle of Omdurman: British and Egyptian troops defeat Sudanese tribesmen and establish British dominance in Sudan.
1885 Rock Springs massacre: In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who are struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers killing 28, wounding 15 and forcing several hundred more out of town.
1870 Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Sedan: Prussian forces take Napoleon III of France and 100,000 of his soldiers prisoner.
1867 Mutsuhito, Emperor Meiji of Japan, marries Masako Ichijō, thereafter known as Empress Shōken.
1864 American Civil War: Union forces enter Atlanta, a day after the Confederate defenders flee the city, ending the Atlanta Campaign.
1862 American Civil War: United States President Abraham Lincoln reluctantly restores Union General George B. McClellan to full command after General John Pope's disastrous defeat at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1859 The Carrington Event is the strongest geomagnetic storm on record.
1856 The Tianjing incident takes place in Nanjing, China.
1807 Napoleonic Wars: The British Royal Navy bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.
1806 A massive landslide destroys the town of Goldau, Switzerland, killing 457.
1792 During what became known as the September Massacres of the French Revolution, rampaging mobs slaughter three Roman Catholic bishops, more than two hundred priests, and prisoners believed to be royalist sympathizers.
1789 The United States Department of the Treasury is founded.
1752 Great Britain, along with its overseas possessions, adopts the Gregorian calendar.
1666 The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying 10,000 buildings, including Old St Paul's Cathedral.
1649 The Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.
1561 Entry of Mary, Queen of Scots into Edinburgh, a spectacular civic celebration for the Queen of Scotland, marred by religious controversy.
1192 The Treaty of Jaffa is signed between Richard I of England and Saladin, leading to the end of the Third Crusade.
44 Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion.
44 Cicero launches the first of his Philippicae (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the following months.
31 Final War of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium: Off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
Famous People Born on September 2

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Year Name
1943 Rosalind Ashford, American singer
1934 Hilla Becher, German conceptual photographer (d. 2015)
1954 Billi Gordon, American neuroscientist, author, and actor. (d. 2018)
1911 Lill Tschudi, Swiss artist (d. 2004)
1866 Charles Vintcent, South African cricketer and rugby player (d. 1943)
1975 Jill Janus, American singer (d. 2018)
1962 Alonso Lujambio, Mexican academic and politician (d. 2012)
1988 Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer
1966 Olivier Panis, French racing driver
1907 Pertev Naili Boratav, Turkish author and educator (d. 1998)
Famous People Deaths On September 2

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Date Name
2014 Peter Carter, Nigerian-English diplomat, British Ambassador to Estonia (b. 1956)
1690 Philip William, Elector Palatine, German Count Palatine of Neuburg (b. 1615)
1985 M. Alalasundaram, Sri Lankan Tamil teacher and politician
1651 Kosem Sultan, Ottoman Valide sultan and regent (b.1589)
2005 Bob Denver, American actor (b. 1935)
1978 Fred G. Meyer, American businessman, founded Fred Meyer (b. 1886)
1984 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (b. 1908)
1998 Jackie Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1933)
595 John IV of Constantinople
2018 Claire Wineland, American activist and author (b. 1997)[31]