Today in History - History - September 2nd

← Aug Oct → September

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for September 2nd

1996Jerry Lewis' 31st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $49,200,000

1991Jerry Lewis' 26th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,071,657

1991Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1989Rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst

1985Jerry Lewis' 20th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $33,100,000

1974Jerry Lewis' 9th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

31 BCFinal war of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium - off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.

1908Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1945Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam independence from France (National Day)

1807The Royal Navy bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.

September 2nd Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on September 2nd

1952[James] Jimmy Connors, St. Louis Illinois, US tennis champion (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbledon-74, 82)

1877Frederick Soddy, Eastbourne, England, chemist, Nobel laureate, (d. 1956)

1965Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)

1966Salma Hayek, Veracruz, Mexico, actress (Desparado)

September 2nd Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on September 2nd

1978George Harrison marries Olivia

1989Actor Sam Neill (41) weds actress Noriko Watanabe (24)

1978Singer Gloria Estefan (21) weds musician and producer Emilio Estefan (25)

1995Actor Charlie Sheen (30) weds model Donna Peele (25) in Malibu, California

1824US Navy flag officer David Farragut (23) weds Susan Caroline Marchant

1989NBA basketball star Michael Jordan (26) weds Juanita Vanoy (30) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas

1908Naval officer Robert Scott (40) weds sculptress Kathleen Bruce (30) at the Chapel Royal in London, England

1922"Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Red Berrien Upshaw

September 2nd Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on September 2nd

1973John R R Tolkien, British story writer (Hobbit), dies of an ulcer at 81

2005Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

September 2nd Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31