This day in history, October 2:
- 1911 Ann Arbor City Council meets; meeting minutes; William L. Walz is mayor.
- 1920 Ray Fisher (1887-1982) pitches his last professional baseball game for the Cincinnati Reds
- 1922 Ann Arbor City Council meets; meeting minutes
- 1941 John Sinclair born in Flint, Michigan; poet, marijuana activist and White Panther
- 1943 Mary Sue Coleman born; president of the University of Michigan
- 1947 Frank Norton dies; florist and Ypsilanti mayor (1912-1914)