On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 awardTennis Open

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 (b. 1915)