So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
October 2nd - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Gandhi's birthday-related observances: Gandhi Jayanti (India) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • International Day of Non-Violence (International) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Guinea from France in 1958. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Mehregan, according to Iranian civil calendar. (Iran) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
October 2nd - events
  • 2007 - President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2006 - Five school girls are murdered by Charles Carl Roberts in a shooting at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania before Roberts commits suicide. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2005 - Ethan Allen Boating Accident: The Ethan Allen tour boat capsizes on Lake George in Upstate New York, killing twenty people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2002 - The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - NATO backs U.S. military strikes following 9/11. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - Swissair liquidates and the airline is replaced by SWISS. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1996 - The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments are signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1996 - Aeroperú Flight 603, a Boeing 757, crashes into the Pacific Ocean shortly after takeoff from Lima, Peru, killing 70. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1992 - The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - A plane carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado killing 31 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - A peaceful student demonstration in Mexico City culminates in the Tlatelolco massacre. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - The anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS television. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Guinea declares its independence from France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - World War II: Nazi troops end the Warsaw Uprising. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - World War II: In Operation Typhoon, Germany begins an all-out offensive against Moscow. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - The "Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God", commonly known as Opus Dei, is founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - John Logie Baird performs the first test of a working television system. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - The Geneva Protocol is adopted as a means to strengthen the League of Nations. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - In Colorado, Nicholas Creede strikes it rich in silver during the last great silver boom of the American Old West. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1864 - American Civil War: Battle of Saltville – Union forces attack Saltville, Virginia, but are defeated by Confederate troops. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1835 - The Texas Revolution begins with the Battle of Gonzales: Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, Texas, but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1814 - Battle of Rancagua: Spanish Royalists troops under Mariano Osorio defeated rebel Chilean forces of Bernardo O'Higgins and Jose Miguel Carrera. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1789 - George Washington sends the proposed Constitutional amendments (The United States Bill of Rights) to the States for ratification. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1780 - John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War, is hanged as a spy by American forces. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1552 - Conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1535 - Jacques Cartier discovers Montreal, Quebec. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1263 - The battle of Largs is fought between Norwegians and Scots. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1187 - Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
October 2nd - births
  • 1993 - Tara Lynne Barr, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Samantha Barks, Manx singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Dean Bouzanis, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Phil Kessel, American ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Joel Reinders, Canadian football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Camilla Belle, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Buster Davis, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Brandon Jackson, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Marion Bartoli, French tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Tyson Chandler, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Amber Lee Ettinger, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - George Pettit, Canadian singer (Alexisonfire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Shane Andrus, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Primož Brezec, Slovenian basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Arta Dobroshi, Kosovar actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Francisco Fonseca, Mexican footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Maja Ivarsson, Swedish singer (The Sounds) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Anita Kulcsár, Hungarian handball player (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Mandisa, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - John Thornton, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Simon Gregson, British actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Michelle Krusiec, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Mark Porter, New Zealand racing driver (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Sam Roberts, Canadian singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Paul Teutul Jr., American custom motorcycle builder Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Lene Nystrøm Rasted, Norwegian singer (Aqua) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Efren Ramirez, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Proof, American rapper (D12) (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Scott Schoeneweis, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Verka Serduchka, Ukrainian entertainer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Maria Wetterstrand, Swedish politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Tara Dawn Holland, Miss America 1997 Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Aaron McKie, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - LeShaun, American rapper Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - James Root, American guitarist (Slipknot) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Tiffany, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Eddie Guardado, American baseball relief pitcher Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Kelly Ripa, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Jun Akiyama, Japanese professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Mitch English, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Damon Gough, English singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Victoria Derbyshire, British radio presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Jeff Martin, Canadian singer/songwriter (The Tea Party) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Glen Wesley, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Bud Gaugh, American musician (Sublime) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Gillian Welch, American singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), Samoan-American professional wrestler (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Sam Bockarie, RUF Rebel Military Commander Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Dirk Brinkmann, German field hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Sigtryggur Baldursson, Icelandic drummer (The Sugarcubes) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Jeff Bennett, American voice actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - James Hunter, English singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Glenn Anderson, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Robbie Nevil, American singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Wade Dooley, English rugby union player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Phil Oakey, English singer (The Human League) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Lorraine Bracco, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Robin Riker, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Jan Svejnar, Czech politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Wahed Wafa, Afghan singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Romina Power, Italian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Sting, English musician and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Ian McNeice, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Mike Rutherford, English musician (Genesis) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Richard Hell, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Annie Leibovitz, American photographer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Donna Karan, American fashion designer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Chris LeDoux, American musician and rodeo performer (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Trevor Brooking, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Avery Brooks, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Gen.Sonthi Boonyaratglin, President of Council for National Security and Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Eric Peterson, Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Don McLean, American songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Franklin Rosemont, American artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Zareh Baronian, Armenian theologian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian handball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Rex Reed, American movie critic and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., American attorney (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Dick Barnett, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Omar Sivori, Argentine football player (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Earl Wilson, American baseball player (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Phill Niblock, American composer, filmmaker and videographer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Maury Wills, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Dave Barrett, Premier of British Columbia Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Peter Bronfman, Canadian businessman (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Moses Gunn, American actor (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Cesare Maestri, Italian climber, famous for climbing Cerro Torre Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Howard Roberts, American Jazz Guitarist, Educator, and Session Musician (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - George "Spanky" McFarland, American actor (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Jan Morris, English writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Albert Scott Crossfield, American test pilot (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Christian de Duve, English-born biologist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist, author, and occultist (d. 1952) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Bernarr Rainbow, historian of music education, organist, and choir master (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Karl Miller, German footballer (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Jack Finney, American author (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Victor Paz Estenssoro, Bolivian politician (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Alexander R. Todd, Baron Todd, Scottish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Graham Greene, British novelist (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India (d. 1966) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - Alice Prin, French singer and artist (d. 1953) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Bud Abbott, American comedian and actor (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1893 - Leroy Shield, American film score and radio composer (Our Gang, Laurel and Hardy) (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Groucho Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Boris Shaposhnikov, Russian military commander (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Wallace Stevens, American poet (d. 1955) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1873 - Stephen Warfield Gambrill, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1873 - Plum Warner, English cricketer (d. 1963) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1871 - Cordell Hull, 47th United States Secretary of State, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1955) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1871 - Martha Brookes Hutcheson, American landscape architect (d. 1959) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1869 - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (also known as Mahatma Gandhi), Indian politician and spiritual leader (d. 1948) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1852 - William Ramsay, Scottish chemist (d. 1916) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Ferdinand Foch, French soldier (d. 1929) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1847 - Paul von Hindenburg, German officer and politician (d. 1934) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1833 - Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1832 - Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist (d. 1917) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1828 - Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1800 - Nat Turner, American leader of slave uprising (d. 1831) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1798 - King Charles Albert of Sardinia (d. 1849) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1768 - William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (d. 1854) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1737 - Francis Hopkinson, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (d. 1791) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1722 - Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier (d. 1776) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1644 - François-Timoléon de Choisy, French writer (d. 1724) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1538 - Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1470 - Isabella of Naples, Duchess of Milan (d. 1524) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1452 - King Richard III of England (d. 1485) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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