On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2010

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: Ghana, only African team remaining in last 8, are beaten 4-2 on penalties by Uruguay; Netherlands upset Brazil 2-1
  • Oil tanker truck explosion in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kills at least 230 people

Famous Weddings

  • Miss California USA 2009 Carrie Prejean (23) weds Oakland Raiders quarterback Kyle Boller (29) in San Diego

Famous Deaths

  • Beryl Bainbridge, Author (b. 1932)
  • Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), dies at 75
2010 Highlights

About July 2, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer