On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Longmuir, Scottish pop-rock musician (Bay City Rollers), dies at 70