On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Beel government forms
  • Harbor workers end strike at Rotterdam and Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Overton, publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at 81