On this Day in History, October 2

You will need to learn the historic events that took place on October 2. Check out the following list of events!

  • 1492 –  The invasion of King Henry VII of England into France.
  • 1789 – The U.S. Bill of Rights was transmitted to the States for ratification by George Washington.
  • 1869 – Mahatma Gandhi was born.
  • 1889 – The first International Conference of American States was held in Washington, DC.
  • 1908 – The fourth perfect game in major league baseball history was pitched by Addie Joss of Cleveland.
  • 1919 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed.
  • 1924 – The Geneva Protocol adopted the League of Nations.
  • 1944 – Few surviving Polish rebels surrendered to German forces, leading to an end of the World War II Warsaw Uprising.
  • 1949 – USA Strike where 500,000 CIO Steel workers closed down the nations foundries, steel, and Iron mills demanding pensions, wages and better work conditions.
  • 1963 –  A massive hurricane killed 6,000 in Haiti, Cuba, Trinidad, and Tobago, Grenada.
  • 1967 – To become the first African American member of the US Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall took an oath of office.
  • 1968 – As a result of a new fertility drug given to a new 30-year-old mother, the first set of sextuplets was born in Britain.
  • 1974 – New studies in America revealed that smoking cannabis can cause brain damage, a study by Dr. Robert Heath of Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans.
  • 1976 – Hurricane Liza struck at La Paz, Mexico leaving many hundreds dead and thousands homeless.
  • 1985 – Hollywood actor Rock Hudson died on this day.
  • 1995 – British band Oasis released their second studio album “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” and sold 347,000 copies within the 1st week.
  • 2001 – In response to September 11, 2001, terrorist attack, NATO, for the first time, invoked a treaty clause that stated that an attack on one member is an attack on all members.
  • 2005 – The Ethan Allen capsizes while on a pleasure cruise on Lake George in upstate New York, and twenty elderly passengers died.
  • 2013 – To deter the increasingly aggressive North Korea, the US and South Korea signed a military pact.
  • 2015 – The completion of the reorganization of Google into Alphabet Inc.

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