Historical Events In September - 02
Friday, 03 July 2020
1991 Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history barbara McClintock, US, geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90
1993 Eric Berry, English/US actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80 on September - 02.
1994 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35 on September - 02.
1995 On September - 02 vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74
1996 On September - 02 cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
1997 Rudolf Bing, opera manager (NY Met Opera), dies at 95 on this day in history.
1998 On September - 02 a Swissair MD-11 jetliner crashes off the coast of Nova Scotia, killing 229 people.
2005 On this day in history clashes between protesters and Israeli forces in Bil'in.
2006 On this day in history a Nimrod MR2 based at RAF Kinloss, Scotland, crashes in the Southern Province of Kandahar, Afghanistan, due to a technical fault. All 14 crew on board were killed.
2007 On this day in history the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation hosts its 19th annual city meeting in Sydney.
2012 A decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt on this day in history.
2018 On September - 02 about 400 prisoners escape a jail near Tripoli in Libya during militia fighting
2018 Major fire at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro destroys most of its 20 million artifacts on September - 02.
2018 A fire destroys the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on September - 02.
2019 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens a snap general election if rebel MPs pass bill against no-deal Brexit on September - 02.
2019 Sinking of MV Conception: 34 people are killed following a fire and subsequent sinking of a dive boat near Santa Cruz Island, California, United States. It is the worst maritime disaster in California in more than 150 years on September - 02.
2019 On this day in history iranian woman Sahar Khodayari sets herself on fire after being arrested for attending a soccer game in Iran. She dies a week later.