August 02 in History – What happened on 02 August in Past

✅ Published on August 2nd, 2021 in August in History

02 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 02, the day number in a year is 214 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 215. August 02 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 02 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
216Second Punic War-Carthaginian forces led by Hannibal defeated a numerically superior Roman army, near the town of Cannae in Apulia in southeast Italy.
338A Macedonian army defeated the combined forces of Athens andThebes at the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony over themajority of Ancient Greece.
416Unpopular among the senate aristocracy for his reform efforts,Roman emperor Majorian was deposed and executed five days later.
1610English sea explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what is now knownas Hudson Bay, thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage toreach the Pacific Ocean.
1701The Great Peace Hurons of Montreal signed Indian castes by France and North American at the urging of Chief Condieronque.
1738France assisted Emperor Karel Sahava in the war against Turkey.
1763The reason for the war of the British Army was fought with Mir Qasim in Giria, West Bengal, because of the British army occupying Murshidabad.
1782George Washington created an honorary badge of distinction.
1790The first United States Census was conducted, as mandated bythe United States Constitution to allocate Congressional seats andelectoral votes.
1790It was the first time the American government got a public engagement in the US.
1802In a referendum, Napoleon Bonaparte was confirmed as the first Consul of France.
1830His hand forced by the recent July Revolution, Charles X ofFrance was forced to abdicate the throne in favor of his grandson Henry.
1831The Netherlands army captured Belgium after a campaign of ten days.
1858The Government of India Act was passed by the British Government.
1858The Government of India transferred the East India Company to the British Crown.
1861Famous scientist Prafulla Chandra Rai, who was an Indian, is considered the father of chemistry.
1870Tower Subway one of the world's earliestunderground tube railways, opened beneath the River Thames in London.
1876American lawman Wild Bill Hickok was murdered during a pokergame in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.
1897The Siege of Malakand ended when a relief column was able toreach the British garrison in the Malakand region of colonial India'sNorth West Frontier Province.
1903The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization started theIlinden Uprising against the Ottoman Empire in Macedonia.
1905Businessman and right-wing politician Christian Lundberg became Prime Minister of Sweden.
1922A storm in China killed about 60,000 people.
1923Calvin Coolidge became the 30th President of the United Statesafter Warren G. Harding suffered a fatal heart attack.
1929A high temperature influx in addition to drought like conditions transpired throughout Kansas, Okla, as well as Western Missouri. The temperature ended up being above 100 degrees and throughout Kansas it attained 107 degrees. This has been the hottest temperature, recorded by the weather station.
1934Adolf Hitler, the leader of Germany, became the president and chancellor of Germany today, after the death of the German President Paul Von Hindenburg,
1939Physicist Leó Szilárd wrote a letter to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signed by Albert Einstein, warning that Germany might develop atomic bombs, which led to the establishment of the Manhattan Project.
1947A British South American Airways airliner crashed into Mount Tupungato in the Argentine Andes, the wreckage from which was not found until 1998.
1964Three North Vietnamese torpedo boats blastoff torpedoes against The US Destroyer Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin. On the 4th, North Vietnamese patrol boats again attack Maddox that formed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which allowed US Forces to attack North Vietnamese basis as their response.
1980A terrorist bomb exploded at the Central Station of Bologna,Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.
1980The suicide bombings took place in Italy, in which 85 people died.
198085 people were killed and over 200 injured in a terrorist bombing at a railway station in Bologna city, Italy
1981Mohammad Ali Rajai was sworn in as the second President of Iran.
1984Euro court pitted against phone tapping.
1986The first film produced by Studio Gabili, Castle in the Sky directed by Hao Miyazaki, was released in Japan.
1989Sri Lankan Civil War-The Indian Peace Keeping Force begankilling 64 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians over a two-day period inValvettithurai, Sri Lanka.
1990100,000 Iraqi soldiers invaded Kuwait because of an oil feud. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator threatens to turn Kuwait city into a 'graveyard' if another country tries to protest against the 'take-over by force'.
1990Iraq invaded Kuwait, overrunning the Kuwaiti military withintwo days, and eventually sparking the outbreak of the Gulf War sevenmonths later.
1990Iraq invaded Kuwait, also known as the First Gulf War. The war was internationally condemned and immediate economic sanctions against Iraq were implemented by members of the UN Security Council.
1999China has test-fired a missile with a long range of 8000 km, capable of hitting from surface to surface.
2001Pakistan was approved by the Government of India to import sugar from India.
2003The United Nations Security Council allowed forces to be sent to Libya to stop the Huwe conflict.
2004Lindsay Davenport of America won the women's singles title of San Diago Tennis Championship by defeating Russia's Miscini.
2007Two of al Qaeda and Taliban supporters are convicted at different places in Pakistan.
2007A super market in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, caught fire, killing 300 people.
2008The International Olympic Committee has stripped the United States 2000 Summer Olympics 4×400 metre relay team of their gold medal after Antonio Pettigrew, one of the team members confessed to doping.
2008In the morning Kiyushu, the southern island of Jaffna, came under a terrible storm that caused widespread devastation by Ugasi.
2009Unusual Buddhist belongings, buried in the 1930s during Mongolia's Communist expulsion, are found in the Gobi Desert.
2011After the US Senate voted in favor of a debt deal, only just escaping the default deadline, President Obama signed the deal, which would raise the debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion, into law.
2012According to the revelation by a United States government source, Barack Obama agreed upon some sort of secret order in the beginning of 2012, allowing the CIA and US firms to supply the rebels in Syria along with support so as to overthrow the al-Assad regime.
2013Healthcare company Johnson and Johnson was charged for $85,000 in China after being accused of upsetting anti-monopoly laws in the country. Part of the blame included worries that they were setting a minimum rate for medical instruments being traded.

Famous Birthdays of August 02 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1994Laremy Tunsil / Footballer / United States of America
1953Anthony Seldon / Author / United Kingdom
1928Malcolm Hilton / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1929Vidya Charan Shukla / Politician / India
1861Prafulla Chandra Ray / Chemist / Bangladesh
1948James Street / Baseball Player / United States of America
1968Stefan Effenberg / Footballer / Germany
1907Mary Hamman / Author / United States of America
1951Steve Hillage / Guitarist / United Kingdom
1941Ede Staal / Singer / Netherlands
1953Donnie Munro / Singer / Scotland
1936Anthony Payne / Author / United Kingdom
1960Neal Morse / Singer / United States of America
1949Bertalan Farkas / General / Hungary
1925K. Arulanandan / Engineer / United States of America
1973Hiroyuki Goto / Game Designer / Japan
1703Lorenzo Ricci / Jesuit / Italy
1882Albert Bloch / Painter / United States of America
1880Arthur Dove / Painter / United States of America
1977Edward Furlong / Actor / United States of America
1912Håkon Stenstadvold / Painter / Norway
1923Shimon Peres / Politician / Israel
1973Miguel Mendonca / Journalist / Zimbabwe
1982Hélder Postiga / Footballer / Portugal
1965Hisanobu Watanabe / Baseball Player / Japan
1951Andrew Gold / Writer / United States of America
1937Billy Cannon / Footballer / United States of America
1975Tamás Molnár / Water Polo Player / Hungary
1983Kim Jung-ah / Singer / South Korea
1924Joe Harnell / Composer / United States of America

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