What happened this day in history October 2, 2002

What are the important events that happened on October 2, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 2, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 2, 2002 is the 275th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 90 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 19, 2002 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,033,516,800 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaheptacontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $258.85. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 2, 2002 Historical Events

  • 2002
    The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.

Who died on October 2, 2002?

  • 2002
    Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-born physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)

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