What happened on August 2... but years ago

Wondering what happened on August 2 in history? We have a selection of happenings just for you. Browse our website to see famous people's birthdays on August 2, anniversaries in Music, important dates in Movies & Series and much more.

Celebrity birthdays on August 2

Photo of Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue

Singer / Music Producer

Photo of Charli XCX

Charli XCX


Photo of Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong


It's Dinosaurs Day!

Dinosaurs Day is celebrated annually on August 2nd. Dinosaurs first appeared around 240 million years ago. It’s still a bit of a mystery why and how dinosaurs became extinct. Dinosaurs Day is the day to remember humans weren’t always the rulers of the planet.

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August 2 in Music


The Catalyst

by Linkin Park