This Day in History on 2 September

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 2 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

2009 – The Andhra Pradesh, India helicopter crash occurred near Rudrakonda Hill, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India. Fatalities included Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1838 – Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Indian guru and philosopher (d. 1914)

1941 – Sadhana Shivdasani, Indian actress (d. 2015)

1965 – Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian director and screenwriter

1971 – Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor politician

1973 – Sudeep, Indian actor, filmmaker and television presenter

1988 – Ishant Sharma, Indian cricketer


1988 – Ishmeet Singh, Indian singer (d. 2008)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2009 – Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (b. 1949)

2014 – Goolam Essaji Vahanvati, Indian lawyer and politician, 13th Attorney General of India (b. 1949)

Futher Reading

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