June 2

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on June 2. From 1900 until now. June 2 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Wentworth Miller (1972), Bernard Cazeneuve (1963) and Zachary Quinto (1977). Several movies were released around June 2 over the years, such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off in 1986 directed by John Hughes and A Summer's Tale in 1996 directed by Éric Rohmer.
But much more happened on June 2 over the years: find out below

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Release year: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

A Summer's Tale

A Summer's Tale

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas

Country: United States of America

Man Hunt

Man Hunt

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, John Carradine

Country: United States of America

The Rock

The Rock

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2?


Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: A suicide car bomber kills five soldiers of the Syrian Democratic Forces and five civilians at a checkpoint in central Raqqa, Syria. This and a nearby roadside bomb wound 20 people. (DW)Israel kills ten people in airstrikes conducted against Syrian military targets in the Golan Heights in response to two rockets fired at Mount Hermon late Saturday. (The Guardian)A car bomb in Azaz kills at least 21 people and leaves many wounded. (DW)
  • 2018 Artificial intelligence arms race: Google reports that they will not renew a contract with the U.S. military to develop machine learning algorithms for drones. (BBC)
  • 2017 Rock am Ring: A terrorist threat results in the evacuation of tens of thousands of fans at the first day of the annual Rock am Ring music festival at the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg, Germany. Organizers say they hope the festival will resume Saturday. (BBC)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): In a raid by Somali forces near Kismayo, at least 16 Al-Shabaab militants are killed, including the mastermind of the Garissa University College attack. (BBC) (Daily Caller)
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Music charts

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Books

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The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

Year: 1999

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What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the …

Pearl Harbor by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen

Pearl Harbor

Year: 2007

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"A Thrilling Tale of the Attack That Marked America’s Darkest Day" ---W.E.B. Griffin President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech on December 8, 1941, lasted a mere six and half minutes.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

Year: 1989

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Journey To Java by Harold George Nicolson

Journey To Java

Year: 1958

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For his seventieth birthday, Sir Harold Nicolson was given a two months' cruise from London to Java, a gift from his friends.

The Fix by David Baldacci

The Fix

Year: 2017

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David Baldacci's remarkable detective Amos Decker--the man who can forget nothing--was first introduced in the sensational #1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man. Now Decker returns in a stunning new novel .

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