On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A settlement was reached allowing former NBA franchise the Seattle SuperSonics to move to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other FARC hostages are rescued by the Colombian armed forces.

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Spriggs, English-Born Actress (b. 1929)
  • Natasha Shneider, Russian musician (Eleven), dies at 52