What Happened on August 2, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Zewail, Egyptian-American chemist, (Nobel Prize 1999), dies at 70
  • David Huddleston, American actor (The Big Lebowski), dies at 85
  • Forbes Carlile, Australian athlete and influential swimming coach, dies at 95
2016 Highlights

About August 2, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Cold Water - Major Lazer Ft. Justin Bieber & Mø