September 2 holidays in 2017

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Army Day
Nicaragua Observance
Eid al-Adha
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid ul-Adha
Bangladesh Public Holiday
Eid al Addha
Kosovo Official Holiday
Eid al-Qurban
Afghanistan Public Holiday
Eid-al-Adha holiday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid-al-Adha Holiday 1
United arab emirates National Holiday
Hajj Day
Maldives Public Holiday
Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha
India Gazetted Holiday
Hari Raya Haji
Malaysia Federal Public Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Id-ul-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
Philippines Common Local Holidays
Idd ul Adha
Kenya Public Holiday
Day of the Independent City of Ceuta
Spain (Ceuta) Local Holiday
Id ul Adha
Ghana Public Holiday
Sacrifice Feast Day 2
Turkey National Holiday
Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)
Indonesia Public Holiday
Kurban Bairam
Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Eid-ul-Azha Day 1
Pakistan Public Holiday
Independence Day
Vietnam National Holiday
Eid-al-Adha Holiday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Kurman Ait
Kyrgyzstan National Holiday
Aid el-Kebir
- Public Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2)
Azerbaijan Public Holiday
Eid el Hajj
Tanzania Public Holiday
Id el Kabir
Nigeria Public Holiday
Bison Ten Yell Day
- Weird
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
- Weird
National V-J Day
- Weird

Historical Events on September 2

  • 1666: Over ten thousand buildings are destroyed in London, include Saint Paul’s Cathedral, when the Great Fire of London erupts. This fire would burn for 3-days.
  • 1752: The Gregorian calendar is adopted by Great Britain. Most of Western Europe had adopted this calendar two hundred years prior to Great Britain’s adoption of it.
  • 1789: The United States founds the U.S Department of the Treasury.
  • 1792: During the September Massacres of the French Revolution, more than two hundred priest, three Roman Catholic Bishops and prisons thought to be sympathizers with the crown were killed by rampaging mobs.
  • 1862: After General John Pope is defeated at the Second Battle of Bull Run during the American Civil War, U.S President Abraham Lincoln restores Union General George B. McClellan back to full command.
  • 1864: During the American Civil War, Union soldiers arrive in Atlanta – a full day after its Confederate defenders fled the city. This officially ended the Atlanta Campaign.
  • 1885: Over 100 Caucasian miners in Rock Springs, Wyoming who are trying to unionize so they can strive for better working conditions and wages attack fellow Chinese workers. Several hundred Chinese workers are driven from town, 28 are killed and 15 are wounded.
  • 1901: Speaking at the Minnesota State Fair, U.S Vice President Teddy Roosevelt utters one of his most famous lines for the first time: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”
  • 1945: During World War II, combat officially ends in the Pacific Theater. Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signs an instrument of surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

Famous Birthdays on September 2

  • Actor Keanu Reeves is born in 1964.
  • Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek is born in 1966.
  • American actress Cynthia Watros is born in 1968.
  • Australian swimmer Matthew Dunn is born in 1973.
  • Australian race care driver Steven Johnson is born in 1974.
  • American rapper and actor MC Chris is born in 1975.

VJ Day

Yom Kippur


Columbus Day

Guy Fawkes Day

Giving Tuesday