December 02 in History – What happened on 02 December in Past

02 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 02, the day number in a year is 336 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 337. December 02 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 02 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1755The second ring lighthouse was destroyed by fire.
1763The oldest extant U.S. dedicated Turo Shul of Newport RI. Synagogue)
1802The health and ethics of the Apprentices Act came into effect in the United Kingdom, as a result of which the conditions for child labor in factories were regulated.
1804The coronation of Napoleon as Emperor of France was held at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
1804Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned as Emperor of France.
1811The Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first commercial shipping of wool from New South Wales to England.
1823U.S. President James Monroe issued the Monroe Doctrine, aproclamation of opposition to European colonialism in the New World.
1823US President James Monroe issued the Monroe Doctrine, aproclamation of opposition to European colonialism in the New World.
1840William Henry Harrison was sworn in as the 9th President of the United States.
1848Franz Joseph became Emperor of Austria.
1852On the one-year anniversary of his dissolution of the SecondFrench Republic, Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte declared himself Emperor ofthe French and took the name Napoleon III.
1852Napoleon III became Emperor of the French.
1887French President Gravy resigned.
1899Philippine–American War-A 60-man Filipino rear guard was defeated in the Battle of Tirad Pass, but delayed the American advancelong enough to ensure Emilio Aguinaldo's escape.
1908Young Emperor Pui ascended the Chinese throne at the age of 2.
1911George V and Queen Mary became the first king and queen of Britain to visit India. Gateway of India was built in memory of his arrival (Bombay now Mumbai).
1918Gurudas Banerjee, the leading educationist and the first Indian Vice Chancellor of the University of Calcutta, died.
1927Ford Motor Company launched the Model A as its new automobile after 19 years of Ford Model T production.
1942The Manhattan Project-Scientists led by Enrico Fermi initiated the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction in the experimentalnuclear reactor Chicago Pile-1.
1942Sri Aurobindo Ashram School was established in Pondicherry now Puducherry), later known as Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education.
1943World War II-The Luftwaffe conducted a surprise air raid onAllied ships in Bari, Italy, sinking 18 ships and releasing one ship'ssecret cargo of mustard gas.
1956Cuban Revolution-The yacht Granma, carrying Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and 80 other members of the 26th of July Movement, reached theshores of Cuba.
1956Cuban leader Fidel Castro launched a movement to liberate his country.
1965Border Security Force established.
1971The United Arab Emirates UAE) was formed as a union of seven emirates.
1975The Pathet Lao overthrew the royalist government in Vientiane,forcing King Savang Vatthana to abdicate, and established the LaoPeople's Democratic Republic.
1976Fidel Castro became President of Cuba.
1980American missionaries Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, Ita Ford, and Dorothy Kazel were murdered by a military death squad in El Salvador.
1988Benazir Bhutto became Prime Minister of Pakistan, the firstwoman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state.
1988Benazir Bhutto took over as Prime Minister of Pakistan as the first woman.
1989Vishwanath Pratap Singh became the 7th Prime Minister of India.
1993NASA launched the space shuttle Endeavor.
2001Less than two months after disclosing accounting violations,Texas-based energy firm Enron filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, evaporating nearly $11 billion in shareholder wealth.
2005Scientists in Gabon and the Republic of Congo trace three species of fruit bats to be the animal reservoirs for the Ebolavirus. It is assumed that virus probably first spread from animal to human in 1976 because of local hunters eating the bats.
2006Police in London are investigating whether the killers of Alexander Litvinenko also tried to poison Mario Scaramella, an Italian security expert.
2007Brazil starts free-to-air digital television transmissions in São Paulo, but broadcasting companies must transmit signals in both analogue and digital formats until June 2016.
2008The outbreak of cholera in Zimbabwe has led to the death of 425 people and affected 10,000 people since August 2008.
2008Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wangswat resigned after the 2008 political crisis.
2009A senior British judge commanded Wikipedia to violate its confidentiality after a woman appealed for help in finding an alleged blackmailer.
2010Peace talks have recommenced between the legislatures of the Philippines government and the National Democratic Front in Hong Kong.
2011Muslim insurgents assault liquor stores and massage parlors in Zakho, Iraq after their prayers on Friday. The attacks later extended to include Christian owned shops and businesses in other cities including Dohuk and Simele.
2012Flooding in a coalmine in northeast China's Heilongjiang province trapped 16 miners underground.
2013Discussions concerning the nuclear program of Iran took place between Pope F2rancis and the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu at the Vatican.
2014According to the Red Cross, an attack by the Al-Shabaab militants in North eastern Kenya is responsible for the death of at least 36 people.
2014Indian politician and Maharashtra Chief Minister Abdul Rahman Antulay passed away.
2016A fire killed 36 people during a dance party in Oakland.



Famous Birthdays of December 02:

YearName / Profession / Country
1859Georges Seurat / Painter / France
1960Peter Blakeley / Writer / Australia
1846Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau / Politician / France
1899John Barbirolli / Conductor / United Kingdom
1973Graham Kavanagh / Footballer / Ireland
1968Lucy Liu / Actress / United States of America
1931Edwin Meese / Lawyer / United States of America
1895Harriet Cohen / Pianist / United Kingdom
1827William Burges / Architect / United Kingdom
1948Patricia Hewitt / Politician / United Kingdom
1990Jamille Matt / Footballer / Jamaica
1994Fumika Shimizu / Actress / Japan
1976Eddy Garabito / Baseball Player / Dominican Republic
1578Agostino Agazzari / Composer / Italy
1924Jonathan Frid / Actor / Canada
1893Leo Ornstein / Composer / United States of America
1972Apoorva Agnihotri / Actor / India
1958Vladimir Parfenovich / Politician / Belarus
1738Richard Montgomery / General / Ireland
1901Raimundo Orsi / Footballer / Italy
1947Ivan Atanassov Petrov / Neurologist / Bulgaria
1703Ferdinand Konščak / Missionary / Croatia
1754William Cooper / Politician / United States of America
1968Darryl Kile / Baseball Player / United States of America
1884Yahya Kemal Beyatlı / Poet / Turkey
1942Anna G. Jónasdóttir / Scientist / Iceland
1935David Hackett Fischer / Author / United States of America
1971Jüri Reinvere / Poet / Estonia
1954Dan Butler / Actor / United States of America
1939Harry Reid / Politician / United States of America

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Read in Hindi : 02 दिसम्बर की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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