Historical Events In December - 02
Monday, 03 August 2020
2007 On this day in history united Russia wins parliamentary elections in Russia, increasing their majority with 60% of the votes.
2007 Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's proposed changes to the Venezuelan constitution are narrowly defeated in a nationwide referendum on this day in history.
2010 NASA announces the discovery of the bacterium GFAJ-1, which may be able to partially replace phosphorous with arsenic in some of its biomolecules on this day in history.
2012 On December - 02 9 people are killed after 30 cars are trapped in Sasago Tunnel, Japan
2014 Stephen Hawking claims that Artificial Intelligence could be a "threat to mankind" and spell the end of the human race on December - 02.
2017 Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh sentenced to 3 years in prison for saying women wearing ripped jeans should be raped on December - 02.
2018 Trade war truce agreed between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at G-20 meeting in Argentina on December - 02.
2018 AndrÃ©s Manuel LÃ³pez Obrador is sworn in as President of Mexico on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife be charged with fraud and bribery
2018 On December - 02 nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari denies he has died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor after ill health
2019 FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins his record 6th award from Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk; American midfielder Megan Rapinoe is Women's World Player of the Year on this day in history.
2019 The 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference takes place in Madrid, Spain, after Chilean President SebastiÃ¡n PiÃ±era announced his country could not host the conference due to political unrest in the country on this day in history.