On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2017

Historical Events

  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany defeats Chile 1-0 to win for the 1st time at Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Sports History

Home town underdog Jeff Horn upsets Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines on points in a highly controversial WBO welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia

  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie causes uproar by day at beach during his government's shutdown of beaches

Film & TV History

US President Donald Trump tweets edited wrestling video of himself attacking news network 'CNN'

  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Salem CC: Kenny Perry wins by 2 strokes ahead of Kirk Triplett for his 2nd US Senior title
  • Women's PGA Championship, Olympia Fields CC: American Danielle Kang scores her first professional win, 1 stroke ahead of defending champion Brooke Henderson of Canada
  • World Health Organization declares Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo over (4 deaths)

Famous Deaths

  • Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Israeli chess player (Women's Soviet Chess Championship 1960, 62, 63), dies at 81
  • Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach, dies at 84
2017 Highlights

About July 2, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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