On This Day

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

Person of interestDouglas Engelbart

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

Computer Scientist Douglas Engelbart
Computer Scientist
Douglas Engelbart
  • 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
2013 Highlights

About July 2, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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