All About July 2nd

All About July 2nd

Trivia, Holidays and Horoscope

July 2nd Holidays

  • Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day
    Still looking for more info on this day. If you know of the point or history of this holiday please let us know in the comments! Thanks!
  • National I Forgot Day
    July 2nd is I Forgot Day. The creator of National I Forgot Day is Gaye Anderson from DeMotte, IN. She created this day because of a time in her life when she was having a hard time remembering things. Instead of getting upset about it, she created this day to relax and just let herself forget. Gaye created this day about 10 or so years ago, she honestly can’t remember.
  • Made in the USA Day
    November 19th has been declared American Made Matters Day not just because of the positive impact that manufacturing has on jobs, but also on local communities, the U.S. economy, product safety, the environment, and the future of America.
  • National Anisette Day
    Anisette is a liqueur made from anise seeds. It is generally sweet, with a flavor most similar to black licorice. Today, July 2nd we celebrate it. 
  • Special Recreation for the Disabled Day
    We could not find more info on this day. If you know of the history please put it down in the comments below. Thank you!
  • World Sports Journalists Day
    World Sports Journalists Day is celebrated on July 2nd every year in order to recognize the efforts of sports journalists. The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) was established on this day in 1924 at the Summer Olympics in Paris. The anniversary of this association is also celebrated on this day.
  • World UFO Day
    World UFO Day is celebrated on both June 24th and July 2nd. Gather up friends and family and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects. It is celebrated on  June 24th because that was is the date that aviator Kenneth Arnold reported an unidentified flying object which became the most known first public reported sighting in the United States. It is celebrated on July 2nd which  commemorates the Roswell UFO crash in the 1947. Whichever day you celebrate, we want to encourage people to learn more about UFOlogy and to push the government to declassify UFO information. Read more about each incident at


July 2nd Horoscope

Horoscope Sign Cancer Crab Classic Round Sticker

Time period: June 21 – July
Ruling planet: Moon
Symbol: Crab
Birthstones: Moonstone, Emerald, Ruby, Pearl
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 15, 20
Personality Traits: Loyal, creative, imaginative, manipulative.
Famous Cancers: Selena Gomez, Elon Musk, Princess Diana, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Vin Diesel, Robin Williams, Tom Hanks, George Michael, Nikola Tesla, M1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.alala Yousafzai,

July 2nd Trivia

  • 1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.
  • 1881 – Charles J. Guiteau shoots and fatally wounds U.S. President James Garfield.
  • 1900 – The first Zeppelin flight takes place on Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.
  • 1937 – This is the last transmission heard from Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan while they were flying over the Pacific Ocean.
  • 1947 – Larry David, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter was born in Brooklyn, New York, NY.
  • 1962 – The first Wal-Mart store opens for business in Rogers, Arkansas.
  • 1964 – In the civil rights movement U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 meant to prohibit segregation in public places.
  • 2002 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.

July Monthly Observances

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