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 Charli XCX

Charli XCX


Photo of Edward Furlong

Edward Furlong


Photo of Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue

Singer / Music Producer

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