On This Day — October 2nd


October 2nd is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).


1941 – World War II: In Operation Typhoon, Germany begins an all-out offensive against Moscow.

1950 – Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published.

1958 – Guinea declares its independence from France.

1959 – The anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS television.

1967 – Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of the United States Supreme Court.


Photographer Annie Leibovitz turns 68

Musician Sting turns 66

The Sopranos Actress Lorraine Bracco turns 63

TV Host Kelly Ripa turns 47

Actress Camilla Belle turns 31

Happy Birthday to all October 2nd babies!

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