2nd October

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1993 Hard line rebels clash with police Hard line rebels riot in defaince of Boris Yeltsin and take over the Moscow Parliament buildings.
1985 Rock Hudson dies Rock Hudson dies in Paris from AIDS aged 59.
1983 Neil Kinnock becomes Labout leader Neil Kinnock becomes leader of the Labour Party
1968 Riots in Mexico City Days before the start of the Mexico Olympics, students and police clash in Mexico City, the government quickly suppress the riot with 200 - 300 protesters being killed.
1958 Guinea gains independence Guinea gains its independence from France.
1950 Peanuts is published The comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles Schulz is published for the first time.
1944 Warsaw Uprising is crushed German troops crush the two month Warsaw Uprising, during which 250,000 were killed.
1941 World War 2 - Operation Typhoon begins The German Army launches Operation Typhoon, the push to capture Moscow.
1901 Royal Navy receives first submarine Vickers launch Holland 1, the first of four submarines being built for the Royal Navy
1869 Mahatma Gandhi is born Mahatma Gandhi is born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
1836 Charles Darwin returns to England Charles Darwin returns to Falmouth on board HMS Beagle following a five year survey of the southern Atlantic and the Pacific.
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