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 12 holidays listed for July 2.
Build A Scarecrow Day
Celebrate Build A Scarecrow Day by getting creative and building your own.
First Day of NAIDOC Week
A time to enjoy live Indigenous Australian music, art competitions, and storytelling.
Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day
Read on and find out how others share your fear of speaking out.
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!
National Anthem and Flag Day in Curaçao
This National Anthem and Flag Day in Curaçao, join the festivities to show respect.
National Disco Day
Put on your disco pants and start grooving with our great tips for this funky day.
National Report Military Fraud Day
Observe National Report Military Fraud Day by raising awareness about the magnitude of military fraud.
Special Recreation for the Disabled Day
Special Recreation for the Disabled Day highlights the importance of recreational activities for the disabled.