July 2

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 Inception in 2010 directed by Christopher Nolan and Come and See in 1985 directed by Elem Klimov.
But much more happened on July 2 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around July 2 over the years?
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Inception

Inception

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Come and See

Come and See

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

All This, and Heaven Too

All This, and Heaven Too

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil

Country: United States of America

Aurore

Aurore

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Luc Dionne

Starring: Marianne Fortier, Serge Postigo, Hélène Bourgeois Leclerc, Yves Jacques

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2?


Holidays

  • 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.

Events

  • 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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Books

Which were the most popular books released around July 2 over the years?
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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico

Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York

Year: 1960

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This is a 2007 reprint of the famous series from McCalls in 1959/1960. Small format hardcover with dust jacket.

Good Talk, Dad by Bill Geist and Willie Geist

Good Talk, Dad

Year: 2014

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Bill Geist--the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for "CBS: Sunday Morning," whose debut Little League Confidential was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and paper--and Willie Geist, the Today Show

The Night They Burned The Mountain by Thomas A. Dooley

The Night They Burned The Mountain

Year: 1960

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The Night They Burned the Mountain by Thomas Dooley Hardcover 1960

Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Prelude To Foundation

Year: 1988

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It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people

Odd Hours by Dean R. Koontz

Odd Hours

Year: 2008

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From the mind of Dean Koontz, the 400 million copy worldwide bestseller, comes this supernatural tale of good and evil, and life and death.

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