October 2nd celebrates World Farm Animals Day and Name Your Car Day.
Today marks day 275 of the year, and we have 89 days left of the year.
Learn all about what happened on this day with our selection of facts & events. This day has a history filled with events in business, film & TV, music, space and so much more.
Did you know that on this day in 1984, three Russian cosmonauts returned from space after spending a record 237 days in orbit? During the mission, six spacewalks, totaling 22 hours 50 minutes, had taken place.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 2nd in history!
What memorable events happened on October 2 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, France.
Five men were masked and made off with $10 million worth of jewelry.
American spy thriller TV series “Homeland” first aired on Showtime.
The show starred Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.
EA Games’ FIFA 10, the highest-rated FIFA game made, was released in Europe.
FIFA 10 was a complete game changer for EA games, as it overtook their other titles to become their fastest-selling sports game in Europe. For the most part, this was simply because FIFA 10 was their best version of the game, and with a score of 91 on Metacritic, it likely will remain so for some time!
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Jacob Sartorius? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Of all of the quotes said on this day, these are the most well-known ones spoken on Oct 2 throughout history.
Every single thing that’s ever happened to you has happened… to make you who you are in this moment right now. And who you are in this moment right now is all you need to keep standing and to keep moving forward.
American TV Host
These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.
To die for the sake of dying – I prefer to die of passion than to die of boredom!
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
World Farm Animals Day
World Farm Animals Day takes place annually on Gandhi’s birthday, as he advocated showing respect to all animals. Farm animals often live in awful conditions, and it’s simply got to stop. Spend today finding ways to advocate for better animal rights!
National Name Your Car Day
Some people name their cars, some people don’t, and then there’s the rest of us who would like to give their car a witty name but keep forgetting to think of one. If you haven’t done so already, use National Name Your Car Day as an opportunity to finally give your car a name!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Clocks turned “Clockwise” because of sundials. As the sun moves across the Northern Hemisphere’s sky, the shadow it casts moves clockwise.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on October 2nd share the Libra zodiac sign.
Since Libras love being in the spotlight, it can be tempting for them to share other people’s secrets. However, they love to take an objective viewpoint and find fair solutions to any issues.
All those born in October have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. This pink gem helps the wearer fall in line with their heart chakra, meaning they can handle love and emotions positively.
For those of you who were born on October 2nd, you were likely conceived the same year on January 9th.
Babies conceived on this day will likely be born around June 25, 2024.