July 2nd is the 183rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, British-Italian engineer Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London, the first Wal-Mart store opens for business in Rogers, Arkansas, and Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon. Famous birthdays include, Herman Hesse and Larry David. Today is World UFO Day
We have 7 holidays listed for July 2.
International Day of Cooperatives
We promise to “rebuild better together” on International Day of Cooperatives.
Made In The USA Day
Retail therapy enthusiasts, rejoice! Shopping is fun on Made in the USA Day!
National Anisette Day
Pour yourself a glass of this liqueur derived from the humble aniseed spice!