Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on July 2. From 1900 until now.
July 2 is under the sign of Cancer.
Famous birthdays on this day include Lindsay Lohan (1986), Margot Robbie (1990) and Ashley Tisdale (1985).
Several movies were released around July 2 over the years, such as La tercera palabra in 1956 directed by Julián Soler and Somebody Up There Likes Me in 1956 directed by Robert Wise.
But much more happened on July 2 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around July 2 over the years?
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Which were the important events of July 2?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- 2019 Islamist militants attack a Niger Armed Forces base in the village of Inates, near the border with Mali, with two car bombs and gunmen, killing 18 soldiers. They also kidnapped four Nigerien soldiers and stole dozens of vehicles. (BBC)
- 2018 Crossing the Ditch: New Zealander Scott Donaldson becomes the first solo kayaker to successfully cross the Tasman Sea. After 62 days at sea, he landed in Ngāmotu Beach, New Plymouth, at 8.44 pm local time (08:44 UTC). (The New Zealand Herald)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: Three suicide bombers in Damascus kill at least 21 people and wound 12 others. (The Guardian)
- 2016 2016 Gulshan attack: 13 hostages were rescued following a standoff with the Rapid Action Battalion. (Reuters)Twenty hostages and two policemen were killed, and six gunmen are dead with one captured alive. (CNN)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX - Fancy
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
- 2011 Adele - Rolling In The Deep
- 2010 Katy Perry - California Gurls
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Coldplay - Viva La Vida
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around July 2 over the years?
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