2 July

2 July

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 2nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 2nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World UFO Day
  • International Day of Cooperatives World.
  • Sports Journalists Day.
  • World Sports Journalists Day
  • National Anisette Day
  • National I Forgot Day
  • International Co-operative Day
  • National Hop a Park Day

Historic Events

2000: View from the Windows on the World restaurant on the 107th floor of the North Tower (July 2000)

View from the Windows on the World restaurant on the 107th floor of the North Tower (July 2000)

1990: A woman gives food to Soviet riot police during the 1990 Dushanbe riots in Tajikistan

A woman gives food to Soviet riot police during the 1990 Dushanbe riots in Tajikistan

1987: Cat and trained German Shepherds. Examination for police service dogs. FRG, 1987

Cat and trained German Shepherds. Examination for police service dogs. FRG, 1987

1964: The U.S.A. Civil Rights of 1964 published.

1949: Brooklyn Dodger baseball star Jackie Robinson holding his young son Jackie Jr. on his lap as he sits with his wife Rachel on front steps of their home, Brooklyn, New York, 1949. Photo by Nina Leen.

Brooklyn Dodger baseball star Jackie Robinson holding his young son Jackie Jr. on his lap as he sits with his wife Rachel on front steps of their home, Brooklyn, New York, 1949. Photo by Nina Leen.

1937: Amelia Earhart Goes Missing.  The Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific.

(Photo: ameliaearhart.com)

US Bombs Japanese Cities.

1922: Chief John Smith (nicknamed “The old Indian by the local whites”. ) claims to have been the oldest Indian to ever live at 137 years, dying in 1922.

Chief John Smith (nicknamed “The old Indian by the local whites”. ) claims to have been the oldest Indian to ever live at 137 years, dying in 1922.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Froch was born.
  • Ron Goldman was born.
  • Johnny Weir was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Ernest Hemingway died.
  • Robert Peel died.

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