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

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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

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 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? 3 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer