What Happened on July 2, 2013

Historical Events

  • 16 people are killed and 200 are injured in protest clashes at Cairo University against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi
  • Reds pitcher Homer Bailey no-hits SF Giants 3-0 in Cincinnati, his second no-hitter in 10 months

Famous Weddings

  • Actor John Barrowman (46) weds longtime boyfriend Scott Gill in California

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American scientist and NASA astronaut, dies at 80
  • Arlan Stangeland, American politician, dies at 83
  • Bengt Hallberg, Swedish jazz pianist and composer, dies at 80

Douglas EngelbartDouglas Engelbart (1925-2013)

American computer scientist (computer mouse, Engelbart's Law), dies at 88

  • Fawzia Fuad, Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, dies at 91
  • Sef Imkamp, Dutch politician, dies at 88

About July 2, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: I Love It - Icona Pop Ft. Charli Xcx