What Happened on July 2, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: Ghana's Black Stars, the only African team standing in the Quarter Finals of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, are defeated by Uruguay
  • 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)