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.
Comic Sans Day
Love it or hate it? We have all the tips and information on this controversial typeface.
Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day
Read on and find out how others share your fear of speaking out.
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day
Show the world how talented you are and spit that cherry pit with all your might.
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!
National Disco Day
Put on your disco pants and start grooving with our great tips for this funky day.
Special Recreation for the Disabled Day
Special Recreation for the Disabled Day highlights the importance of recreational activities for the disabled.