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Sunday August 2, 2020

August 2: Day of the Week

August 2, 2020 was the 215th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 151 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2020
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 2 Historical Event(s)

  • 1776
    The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.
  • 1798
    French Revolutionary Wars: the Battle of the Nile concludes in a British victory.
  • 1830
    Charles X of France abdicates the throne in favor of his grandson Henri.
  • 1869
    Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinōkōshō) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
  • 1932
    The positron (antiparticle of the electron) is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
  • 1939
    Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan project to develop a nuclear weapon.
  • 1943
    World War II: the Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future U.S. President, saves all but two of his crew.
  • 1968
    An earthquake hits Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines killing more than 270 people and wounding 261.
  • 1980
    A bomb explodes at the railway station in Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.
  • 1989
    Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restoring democracy for the first time since 1972.

Who were born on August 2?

  • 1815
    Adolf Friedrich von Schack, German writer (d. 1894)
  • 1872
    George E. Stewart, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1946)
  • 1905
    Myrna Loy, American actress (d. 1993)
  • 1939
    John W. Snow, American 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury
  • 1945
    Joanna Cassidy, American actress
  • 1955
    Tony Godden, English footballer
  • 1960
    David Yow, American vocalist (Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard)
  • 1964
    Mary-Louise Parker, American actress
  • 1970
    Tony Amonte, American ice hockey player
  • 1971
    Michael Hughes, Irish footballer

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