On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 2011

Famous Deaths

  • Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-American immunologist (Nobel 1980 - discovery of genes that regulate immune responses and of the role that some of these genes play in autoimmune diseases), dies at 90
  • Clarence E. Miller, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1967-93), dies at 93
  • DeLois Barrett Campbell, American gospel singer (Barrett Sisters), dies at 85
2011 Highlights

About August 2, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  • UK #1 Song: She Makes Me Wanna - Jls Ft. Dev