On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 2015

Historical Events

  • 100 volunteers in Bhutan set a world record for tree planting - 49,672 in 1 hour
  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces his resignation, 5 days after his re-election, amid FIFA's involvement in a bribery scandal
  • US Congress passes new legislation to reform National Security Agency procedures, restricting gathering of phone records

Famous Deaths

  • Irwin Rose, American biologist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2004), dies at 88
  • Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, dies at 80
2015 Highlights

About June 2, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

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