August 2nd

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The August 2 is the 214th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 215th in leap years ), thus remain 151 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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8th 9 10 11 12 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Events

Politics and world events

216 BC BC: Battle of Cannae
1552: Emperor Ferdinand I.
1832: Black Hawk
1945: Potsdam Conference
1964: The USS Maddox
1980: Destroyed central station in Bologna

economy

science and technology

1870: Interior of the Tower Subway

Culture

society

1876:
Dead Man's Hand card constellation

religion

1675: Interior of the Portuguese Synagogue (painting, around 1680)

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Saskia van Uylenburgh
(* 1612)
Samuel van Hoogstraten
(* 1627)

18th century

19th century

Alexander von Soiron (* 1806)
General Manuel Pavía (* 1827)
FA. Bartholdi (* 1834)
Emma von Waldeck and Pyrmont (* 1858)
Marianne Weber (* 1870)
Aino Kallas (* 1878)
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy (* 1886)
Helen Morgan (* 1900)

1801-1850

1851-1875

1876-1900

20th century

1901-1925

Shimon Peres (* 1923)
James Baldwin (* 1924)

1926-1950

Jules Hoffmann (* 1941)
Isabel Allende (* 1942)
Mario Illien
(* 1949)

1951-1975

Ken MacLeod
(born 1954)
Justyna Steczkowska
(* 1972)
Kati Wilhelm (* 1976)

1976-2000

Died

Before the 17th century

Oswald von Wolkenstein
(† 1445)
Henry III. († 1589)

17th and 18th centuries

Jacques Étienne Montgolfier († 1799)

19th century

Wild Bill Hickok († 1876)

20th century

1901-1950

Alexander Graham Bell († 1922)
Paul von Hindenburg († 1934)

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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