According to Gregory calendar, on December 02, the day number in a year is 337 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 338. 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.

Important Historical Events of 02 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
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.
1804Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned as Emperor of France.
1804Napoleon's coronation as the Emperor of France took place at the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris.
1811The Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first commercial shipping of wool from New South Wales to England.
1823US President James Munro released the Monroe theory of opposition to European colonialism in the new world.
1840William Henry Harrison was sworn in as the 9th President of the United States.
1852On the one-year anniversary of its disintegration of the second-french Republic, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte declared himself the Emperor of the French and named Napoleon III.
1852Napoleon III became Emperor of the French.
1887French President Gravy resigned.
1899The Philippine-American War-A 60-Man Philipino Rear Guard was defeated in the battle of Tirad Pass, but the Emilio was too late to the American advisor to ensure the escape of Aguinlo.
1908Young Emperor Pui ascended the Chinese throne at the age of 2.
1927Ford Motor Company launched the Model A as its new automobile after 19 years of Ford Model T production.
1942Sri Aurobindo Ashram School was established in Pondicherry now Puducherry), later known as Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education.
1942Manhattan project -scientists led by Enrico Fermi began the first self -sufficient nuclear chain reaction in the experimental nuclear reactor Chicago Pile -1.
1943World War II- The LuftWaffe attacked an aerial attack on a ship in Italy, with 18 ships sinking and a ship's mustard gas was left.
1956Cuban leader Fidel Castro launched a movement to liberate his country.
1956Cuba Revolution-Fidel Castro, Che Guera and 80 other members of the July 26 movement reached the border of Granma, Cuba.
1965Border Security Force established.
1971The United Arab Emirates UAE) was formed as a union of seven emirates.
1975Pathet Lao overthrew the royal government in Viantiyane, forced King Savang Vatthana to leave, and established the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
1976Fidel Castro became President of Cuba.
1980American missionaries Maur Clarke, Jean Donovan, Ieta Ford and Dorothy Kajel were assassinated by a military death squad in Al Salvador.
1988Benazir Bhutto took over as Prime Minister of Pakistan as the first woman.
1988Benazir Bhutto became the Prime Minister of Pakistan, who was the first woman to preside over the Government of Islam-Prabhu.
1993NASA launched the space shuttle 'Endeavor'.
2001Less than two months after disclosing accounting violations, Texas -based energy firm Enron filed for bankruptcy, evaporating about $ 11 billion in shareholder money.
2005Scientists of the Gabon and the Republic of Congo discovered three species of fruit bats to be an animal reservoir for Ebolavirus. It is believed that the virus was first spread from animal to humans in 1976 due to local predators who eat bats.
2006Police are investigating in London whether the killers of Alexander Litinenko also tried to poison Italian security expert Mario Scarmela.
2007The free-to-air digital television starts broadcast in Brazil Sao Paulo, but broadcasting companies will have to broadcast signals by June 2016 in both analog and digital formats.
2008Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wangswat resigned after the 2008 political crisis.
2008In Zimbabwe, 425 people have died and 10,000 people have been affected since August 2008.
2009A senior British judge ordered Wikipedia to violate its privacy after an appeal to help find an alleged blackmailer.
2010Peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front MLAs have been recommended in the Philippines.
2011Muslim rebels on Friday attacked liquor shops and massage parlor in Jakho, Iraq after their prayers. Later attacks included Christian -owned shops and businesses in other cities, including Dohuk and Shimla.
201216 miners went underground due to floods in a coal sector in Hilgjiang province in northeast China.
2013Discussions related to Iran's nuclear program took place between Pope F2rancis and Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu in Vatican.
2014According to the Red Cross, an attack by Al-Shabab terrorists in North Eastern Kenya is responsible for the death of at least 36 people.
2016A fire killed 36 people during a dance party in Oakland.

Important Historical Events of 02 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
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.
1989Vishwanath Pratap Singh became the 7th Prime Minister of India.
2014Indian politician and Maharashtra Chief Minister Abdul Rahman Antulay passed away.

Important Days of 02 December National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Slave Eradication DayInternational Day
International Day for the Abolition of SlaveryInternational Day
National Pollution Control DayNational Day
World Computer Literacy DayInternational Day
United Arab Emirates National DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 02 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1855Sir Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar / Politician / India
1898Indra Lal Roy / Pilot / India
1900Fa-hien (Wrong) / Historian / India
1937Manohar Joshi / Politician / India
1941Jatin Das / Painter / India
1959Boman Irani / Actor / India
1965Surekha Shankar Yadav / Driver / India
1971Kashmira Shah / Actress / India
1972Apoorva Agnihotri / Actor / India
1986Kainaat Arora / Actress / India

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