What Happened on July 2, 2018

Historical Events

  • 270,000 people now displaced by fighting in south-western Syria says UN since assault on rebel-held area two weeks ago
  • British divers discover 12 boys and their coach alive in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped for 9 days by monsoon flooding
  • Singers Cheryl and Liam Payne announce they are splitting up after two years
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Longmuir, Scottish pop-rock musician (Bay City Rollers), dies at 70
  • Henry Butler, American jazz and blues pianist, educator, and photographer (Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers), dies of cancer at 69

About July 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • UK #1 Song: Shotgun - George Ezra