July 02 Holidays

July 02 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 02 Calendar

July 2nd Daily Holidays include:

  • Build a Scarecrow Day – July 2, 2023 (First Sunday in July)
  • Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day
  • I Forgot Day
  • Made in the USA Day
  • National Anisette Day
  • Second Half of the Year Day – July 2, 2023 (Non-Leap Years)
  • Special Recreation for the Disabled Day
  • World Sports Journalists Day
  • World UFO Day

July 02: Famous Birthdays

  • July 02, 1943 – Judith Durham, Singer and songwriter from Australia, member of The Seekers
  • July 02, 1945 – Michael Cole, American actor (The Mod Squad)
  • July 02, 1947 – Betty Buckley, American actress and singer (Eight is Enough)
  • July 02, 1958 – Aaron Tippin, American singer, songwriter, guitarist
  • July 02, 1962 – Tom Cruise, American actor and producer (Top Gun, Mission Impossible)

July 02: Historical Events

  • July 02, 987 – Hugh Capet is crowned the King of France, his family would rule until the French Revolution in 1792
  • July 02, 1035 – William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy and reigns until 1087
  • July 02, 1608 – Quebec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain
  • July 02, 1754 – During the French and Indian War, George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to the French forces
  • July 02, 1767 – Pitcairn Island is discovered by Robert Pitcairn
  • July 02, 1775 – George Washington takes command of the Continental Army
  • July 02, 1819 – The first savings bank in the US, the Bank of Savings in New York City opens
  • July 02, 1848 – Slaves are freed in the Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • July 02, 1852 – The United States 2nd Mint in San Francisco is established by Congress
  • July 02, 1884 – Dow Jones & Company publish their first stock average
  • July 02, 1886 – The New York Tribune is the first newspaper that used a linotype machine which eliminated typesetting by hand
  • July 02, 1890 – Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. State
  • July 02, 1938 – The Eternal Light Peace Memorial is dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • July 02, 1952 – The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the U.S. Congress
  • July 02, 1952 – The SS United States sets sail on her maiden voyage to Southampton
  • July 02, 1969 – The Soviet N-1 rocket explodes
  • July 02, 1996 – The Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland
  • July 02, 2013 – President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi is overthrown by the military and Adly Mansour is declared acting President

July 02: Music Events

  • July 02, 1965 – The Beach Boys Summer Spectacular tour is at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA
  • July 02, 1971 – Jim Morrison of The Doors is found dead in a bathtub at age 27
  • July 02, 1976 – Brian Wilson performs onstage with The Beach Boys for the first time in 12 years at a show in Anaheim, CA
  • July 02, 1995 – Jewel appears on Late Night with Conan O’Brien (her video Foolish Games below)

July 02: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 02 is Cancer.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

Ruby is the July birthstone – and it’s one of the most coveted of gems. The name is derived from the Latin word ruber, meaning “red” – the color of love and passion. Few things catch the eye like the ruby birthstone.


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