June 2nd: What is special about this date?

June 2nd marks the 153rd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 154th in case of leap years). There are 212 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on June 2nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to June 2nd and what happened on June 2nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 2nd.


June 2nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On June 2nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Wentworth Miller
    Wentworth Miller (1972)

    Wentworth miller is an american actor best known for his role as michael scofield in the television series prison break.

  • Wayne Brady
    Wayne Brady (1972)

    Wayne brady is an american comedian and actor best known for his work on the improvisational comedy show whose line is it anyway? and as the...

  • Dennis Haysbert
    Dennis Haysbert (1954)

    Dennis haysbert is an american actor known for his roles in the television series 24 and the allstate insurance commercials.

  • Zachary Quinto
    Zachary Quinto (1977)

    Zachary quinto is an american actor known for his role as spock in the star trek reboot film series.

  • Marie-Hélène Breillat
    Marie-Hélène Breillat (1947)

    French actor, painter, and writer.

  • Dana Carvey
    Dana Carvey (1955)

    American comedian and actor, known for his roles as a cast member of "saturday night live" or garth algar in "wayne's world".

  • Morena Baccarin
    Morena Baccarin (1979)

    Brazilian-born american actress.

  • Johnny Weissmuller
    Johnny Weissmuller (1904)

    Romanian-born american actor and swimmer who won five olympic medals as well as numerous world records.

  • Stacy Keach
    Stacy Keach (1941)

    American actor, best known for his roles in a variety of tv series and movies.

  • Sally Kellerman
    Sally Kellerman (1937)

    American actress.

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June 2nd: who died on this date?

On June 2nd the following celebrities died:

  • Richard Dawson
    Richard Dawson (2012)

    Richard dawson was a british-american actor and comedian best known for hosting the game show family feud.

  • Rex Harrison
    Rex Harrison (1990)

    British actor who is internationally recognized on film and stage.

  • Mel Ferrer
    Mel Ferrer (2008)

    Elberon, new jersey -- actor (longest day, eaten alive, 5th floor).

  • Jean Hersholt
    Jean Hersholt (1956)

    Actress (emma grand hotel, greed), is killed at 69.

  • Stephen Boyd
    Stephen Boyd (1977)

    Irish-born actor.

  • Lou Gehrig
    Lou Gehrig (1941)

    At 37 years old, the 1st baseman (new york yankee) dies in als at riverdale, new york.

  • Imogene Coca
    Imogene Coca (2001)

    American comedian, winsome, small-eyed, rubber-faced and petite, she was a co-star on "your show of shows," the first tv-based comedy...

  • Peter Sallis
    Peter Sallis (2017)

    Actor (taste the blood of dracula).

  • Lyda Borelli
    Lyda Borelli (1959)

    Italian actress (b. 1884).

  • Jack Gilford
    Jack Gilford (1990)

    Actor cracker jacks, dies at 82.

  • See all famous people who died on June 2nd


June 2nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On June 2nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Gemini according to the Western Zodiac.

Gemini zodiac sign

June 2nd: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

You can discover Gemini's personality traits and attitude and Gemini's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Gemini born in June discover why June born are so special.


June 2nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on June 2nd in history:

  • Jun 2, 1901: Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday
  • Jun 2, 1909: 43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan aboard Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6
  • Jun 2, 1910: Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea.
  • Jun 2, 1935: Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player
  • Jun 2, 1942: Red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a Navy aviator
  • Jun 2, 1952: 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US
  • Jun 2, 1959: Allen Ginsberg writes his poem Lysergic Acid, San Francisco
  • Jun 2, 1988: 61st National Spelling Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
  • Jun 2, 1995: John Valentin hits 3 HRs
  • Jun 2, 2004: Ken Jennings starts his 74-game winning streak with syndicated game show Jeopardy!
  • Jun 2, 2011: Since the 21 May annexation of the region by the northern troops, almost 100 civilians have been killed in the Abyei dispute between North and South Sudan.
  • Jun 2, 2014: The 2014 pro-Russian conflict between Ukraine and Russia: An extensive skirmish takes place in eastern Ukraine when pro­Russian separatists launch an attack on a border control center near Luhansk. Five militants are killed, eight more are injured and seven Ukrainian border guards are also wounded.

What day of the year is June 2nd?

June 2nd marks the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 154th in case of leap years).

There are 212 days remaining until the end of the year.

June 2nd is the 2nd day of the month of June.