October 02: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History

On October 2, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The 275th day of the Gregorian calendar is October 2. “The Obedience of a Christian Man” reaffirmed kings’ divine privileges, and states considered ratifying the United States Bill of Rights. The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments were signed by President Clinton.

Libra is the zodiac sign for October 2nd. Gandhi, Kelly Ripa, and Sting all had famous birthdays. It’s National Name Your Car Day today.


(October 02, 1950) The first Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and friends comic strip by Charles M. Schulz appears. photo source:

(October 02, 1958)
Guinea Independence Day.


(October 02, 1967)
Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States of America after taking his oath of office. photo source:

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