Monday 2 July 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Lescure and James Orville Fulkerson.
The White Gorilla, directed by Harry L. Fraser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1945 ?
- 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.
- Pierre Lescure: French journalist and radio-television executive, son of François, journalist and member of Resistance, succeeding Gilles Jacob as President of the "Cannes Film Festival", on 1st July 2014 (elected on 14 January 2014).
- Debbie Harry: Musician.
- James Orville Fulkerson: Composer.
- Tony Duvert: French writer and philosopher.
- Jean Roussel: French homicide; shot seven people to death at a hotel 8/05/1983.
- The Okinawa campaign is declared over. Total US casualties are 80,000 (dead, wounded, missing, non-combat sickness). Total Japanese casualties are 120,000.