What Happened on July 2, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • UEFA European Championship: France defeat Italy 2-1 in Rotterdam
  • Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.

Famous Deaths

  • Joey Dunlop, Irish motorcycle racer (b. 1952)