On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • AbioCor self contained artificial heart created.
  • Bush Administration announce that it will seek to let oil companies drill on about 1,500,000 acres of the Gulf of Mexico
  • UN Security Council, facing an almost certain Russian veto, agrees to postpone indefinitely a vote on the US-led "smart sanctions" package for Iraq