Saturday, January 7, 2012

This Day in History - 2 October - History and Importance of the Day

Birth Day of Mahatma Gandhi, International Day of Nonviolence


International Day of Non-Violence, 2 October


World Farm Animals Day

1935 - Mussolini's Italian troops invaded Abyssinia, beginning an occupation lasting until 1941.

1968 - California's Redwood National Park was established. Redwoods are the tallest of all trees, growing up to 400 feet (120 meters) during a lifetime that can span 2,000 years.

1975 - Japanese Emperor Hirohito made his first visit to the White House.

History and Importance of the Day - Index of the Year