This day in history - September 2

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What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 2, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 2 surrounded events relating to the Declaring of Caesarion as Joint Ruler of Egypt, Great Fire of London, Formation of the US Department of the Treasury, September Massacres, End of the Atlanta Campaign, Rock Springs Massacre, Receiving of the First Eagle Scout Award in America, Signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender, Independence of Vietnam and Shooting Down of a USAF C-130. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including Cleopatra VII Philopater and Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar (Caesarion), Thomas Farriner and Sir Thomas Bloodworth, Alexander Hamilton, Jean-Paul Marat, William T. Sherman and John B. Hood, Josiah Whitehouse, Arthur Rose Eldred, Douglas MacArthur and Mamoru Shigemitsu, Ho Chi Minh and Archie T. Bourg and Paul E. Duncan.

Declaring of Caesarion as Joint Ruler of Egypt - September 2, 44BC: On this day in history, September 2, 44BC, important events took place today in Egypt, surrounding the Declaring of Caesarion as Joint Ruler of Egypt. Following the death of his father Julius Caesar, Caesarion and his mother Cleopatra VII returned to Egypt. Soon afterwards, Cleopatra VII declared Caesarion joint ruler of Egypt alongside her. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 44BC were Cleopatra VII Philopater and Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar (Caesarion). Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Declaring of Caesarion as Joint Ruler of Egypt *** Date: September 2, 44BC *** Place: Egypt *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 1st Century BC *** This day in history ***

Great Fire of London - September 2, 1666: On this day in history, September 2, 1666, crucial events took place today in London, England, relating to the Great Fire of London. Starting in a bakery, operated by Thomas Farriner, on Pudding Lane in London, England, the Great Fire of London burned for four days. The hesitance of Sir Thomas Bloodworth, the Lord Mayor of London, to implement decisive action led to the destruction of the medieval city within the Roman city wall. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1666 were Thomas Farriner and Sir Thomas Bloodworth. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Great Fire of London *** Date: September 2, 1666 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Formation of the US Department of the Treasury - September 2, 1789: On this day in history, September 2, 1789, critical events took place today in Washington DC, USA, regarding the Formation of the US Department of the Treasury. The United States Department of the Treasury was established in 1789 and Alexander Hamilton was made the first Secretary of the Treasury. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1789 were Alexander Hamilton. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Formation of the US Department of the Treasury *** Date: September 2, 1789 *** Place: Washington DC, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

September Massacres - September 2, 1792: On this day in history, September 2, 1792, important events took place today in France, in respect of the September Massacres. During the French Revolution fear that spread that foreign and royalist armies would invade and bolster their numbers by releasing prison inmates. Jean-Paul Marat, a journalist, and other radicals called for the prisoners to be killed before they were released. As a result, approximately 1400 prisoners were summarily executed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1792 were Jean-Paul Marat. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: September Massacres *** Date: September 2, 1792 *** Place: France *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

End of the Atlanta Campaign - September 2, 1864: On this day in history, September 2, 1864, momentous events took place today in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with regard to the End of the Atlanta Campaign. Following several battles fought in Northwest Georgia, John. B. Hood's army was beleaguered by the Union forces of William T. Sherman resulting in the fall of Atlanta. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1864 were William T. Sherman and John B. Hood. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: End of the Atlanta Campaign *** Date: September 2, 1864 *** Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Rock Springs Massacre - September 2, 1885: On this day in history, September 2, 1885, critical events took place today in Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA, regarding the Rock Springs Massacre. White miners, working for the Union Pacific Coal Department, took exception to the Chinese miners as the Chinese were being paid less than them and were, therefore, being hired over the white miners. Eventually tensions overspilled and a riot started. As a result of the riot 28 Chinese were killed and a further 15 were injured. 75 Chinese homes had been burned and 22 riot leaders were arrested, including Josiah Whitehouse, member-elect of the legislature. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1885 were Josiah Whitehouse. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Rock Springs Massacre *** Date: September 2, 1885 *** Place: Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Receiving of the First Eagle Scout Award in America - September 2, 1912: On this day in history, September 2, 1912, important events took place today in United States of America, surrounding the Receiving of the First Eagle Scout Award in America. Arthur Rose Eldred became the first Boy Scout of America to gain the Eagle Scout award. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1912 were Arthur Rose Eldred. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Receiving of the First Eagle Scout Award in America *** Date: September 2, 1912 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Achievement *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender - September 2, 1945: On this day in history, September 2, 1945, critical events took place today in Tokyo Bay, Japan, regarding the Signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender. This written agreement represented the formal surrender of the Japanese Empire, concluding World War II. The agreement was initially signed by Mamoru Shigemitsu, the Japanese Foreign Minister, and US General of the Army Douglas MacArthur aboard USS Missouri; and later signed by representatives of each of the Allied Countries. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1945 were Douglas MacArthur and Mamoru Shigemitsu. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender *** Date: September 2, 1945 *** Place: Tokyo Bay, Japan *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Independence of Vietnam - September 2, 1945: On this day in history, September 2, 1945, critical events took place today in Hanoi, Vietnam, regarding the Independence of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh, the Vietnamese Communist revoltionary leader, established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam after declaring independence from France. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1945 were Ho Chi Minh. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Independence of Vietnam *** Date: September 2, 1945 *** Place: Hanoi, Vietnam *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Shooting Down of a USAF C-130 - September 2, 1958: On this day in history, September 2, 1958, critical events took place today in Turkish-Armenian Border, regarding the Shooting Down of a USAF C-130. While on a reconnaissance mission along the border between Turkey and Armenia, United States Air Force Lockheed C-130 strayed into Soviet air space and was shot down by 4 Soviet MiG-17s aircraft. 6 flight crew and eleven USAF Security Service reconnaissance crew lost their lives, including Archie T. Bourg, Jr., A2C, USAF and Paul E. Duncan, Capt, USAF. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 2, 1958 were Archie T. Bourg and Paul E. Duncan. Facts on this day in History September 2: Events on this day in history: Shooting Down of a USAF C-130 *** Date: September 2, 1958 *** Place: Turkish-Armenian Border *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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