On this day
The Battle of Actium, in 31 BC, took place.
In 31 BC, the famous naval Battle of Actium took place. On this date, Octavian's forces defeated those fighting under Mark Antony and Cleopatra. They were dispatched off of Greece's western coast.
Special Days Falling on September 2ndSeptember 2nd may seem like just another day to you, but to many around the world, it is one of the most important dates of the year. Here are some of the most important holidays worldwide that take place on September 2nd.
Ceuta Day, also known as Dia de Ceuta, is the day that celebrates the independence of the autonomous city of Ceuta in Spain. There are festivities around the city to celebrate the day, and, as a public holiday, most businesses, schools, and more are shut down!
National Day of Vietnam
National Day of Vietnam is also known as the Independence Day of Vietnam! The day
commemorates Vietnam’s independence from France, which it gained back in 1945. Across the country, speeches, carnivals, and all kinds of events take place on this day. And, given that it is such an important day for Vietnam, most people are granted the day off to celebrate in their own way.
International Bacon Day
Really, need we say more? Whether you like it with eggs, on a burger, or on salads, bacon pretty much goes with everything, and nothing can beat its incredible smell. If you don’t eat meat, there are plenty of bacon-flavored alternatives that taste just as great and without the animal byproducts. Tuck into your favorite bacon treat today!