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September 2nd is the 245th day of the year (246th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 120 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about September 2nd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on September 2nd
1778 Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (French-Dutch King, brother of Napoléon Bonaparte, father of Napoléon III)
1913 Bill Shankly (soccer player and manager)
1918 Allen Drury (author)
1924 Daniel arap Moi (President of Kenya 1978-2002)
1929 Victor Spinetti (actor, film director)
1949 Moira Stuart (journalist)
1951 Mark Harmon (actor)
1952 Jimmy Connors (tennis player)
1962 Kier Starmer (British politician)
1964 Keanu Reeves (actor)
1965 Lennox Lewis (boxer)
1966 Salma Hayek (actress)
1982 Joey Barton (soccer player)
September 2nd in History
1192 Treaty of Jaffa signed by Richard I of England and Saladin, ending the Third Crusade.
1666 Great Fire of London breaks out.
1752 Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar.
1789 US Department of the Treasury founded.
1807 British Navy bombards Copenhagen to prevent Denmark surrendering its fleet to Napoléon Bonaparte.
1864 Union forces enter Atlanta in the American Civil War.
1870 Emperor Napoléon III of France captured by the Prussians after the Battle of Sedan.
1898 British and EgyptianSudanese tribesman at the Battle of Omdurman.
1901 US Vice President Theodore Roosevelt utters the phrase "Speak softly and carry a big stick" at the Minnesota State Fair.
1935 A hurricance (Labor Day Hurricance) hits the Florida Keys, killing 423 people.
1945 Vietnam declares its independence.
September 2nd is also
National Day (Vietnam)
People born on September 2nd are Virgo
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