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 This day in History - October 2
457 Historic Events for October 2
1982

William Bernbach, advertising magnate, dies at 71

Death
1982

Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700

Event
1983

Art Monk begins NFL streak of 136 plus consecutive game receptions

Event
1983

Carl Yastrezemski's last at bat

Event
1983

Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic

Event
1983

Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75

Death
1984

3 cosmonauts return after a record 237 days in orbit

Event
1984

In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0

Event
1984

Richard Miller, becomes 1st (former) FBI agent, charged with espionage

Event
1985

Sidney Clute, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney and Lacey), dies at 69

Death
1985

Russian party leader Gorbatsjov visits Paris

Event
1985

Tigers Darrell Evans is 1st to hit 40 HR seasons in both leagues

Event
1985

George Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58

Death
1985

Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian and Wife), dies of AIDS at 59

Death
1986

Failed assassination attempt on India premier Rajiv Gandhi

Event
1986

Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)

Event
1986

NY Met Dwight Gooden is 1st to strike out 200 or more in 1st 3 seasons

Event
1986

Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Event
1987

Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81

Death
1987

Peter Brian Medawar, medical scientist, dies

Death
1988

Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)

Event
1988

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders free elections

Event
1988

Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his Bernardsville NJ Mansion

Event
1988

Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens

Event
1988

Minn Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance

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