OCTOBER 2 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

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 Calls10,000 BCThe QuietPush, 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…  

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