1535 – Jacques Cartier discovered the area where Montreal, Quebec is now located, on the 2nd of October in 1535.
1552 – Ivan the Terrible commanded the Conquest of Kazan on the 2nd of October in 1552.
1789 – George Washington sent the proposed Constitutional amendments aka The United States Bill of Rights, to the States for ratification on the 2nd of October in 1789.
1904 – Graham Greene the English author, playwright and critic was born on the 2nd of October in 1904 (died 1991).
1925 – John Logie Baird performed the first test of a working television system on the 2nd of October in 1925.
1950 – Charles M. Schulz first published Peanuts on the 2nd of October in 1950.
1958 – Guinea declared its independence from France on the 2nd of October in 1958.
1959 – The Twilight Zone anthology series premiered on CBS television on the 2nd of October in 1959.
1986 ~ Camilla Belle the American actress was born on the 2nd October 1986. Camilla is known for her work on When a Stranger Calls, 10,000 BC, The Quiet, Push, and Breakaway. Camilla Belle’s 1st lead role was in the Disney Channel movie Rip Girls in 2000.
1996 – The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments were signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on the 2nd of October in 1996.
2001 – NATO backed U.S. military strikes following 9/11 on the 2nd of October in 2001.
Today in History for October 2nd ~ video presented by the Associated Press…