On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 2020

Historical Events

  • British Darts Organisation’s commercial arm – BDO Enterprises Ltd, goes into liquidation due to lack of sponsorship; oversaw original professional, semi-pro and amateur competitions in Britain
  • Funeral for slain Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa in Ambo amid nationwide unrest at his death that has killed over 80 people
  • More than 160 people die after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Hpakant area of Myanmar
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott makes wearing face masks mandatory as cases of coronavirus soar in the state

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Kapustin, Russian jazz pianist and composer, dies at 82
2020 Highlights

About July 2, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer