On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2005

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

10 Live 8 concerts held around the world organised by Bob Geldof to raise awareness of poverty

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats fellow American Lindsay Davenport 4-6, 7-6, 9-7 for the 3rd of her 5 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (North by Northwest), dies at 89
2005 Highlights

About July 2, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer