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What Happened On 2nd August 1776 In History

August 2nd (1776) was a Friday. It's the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 151 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 2nd August, 1776

  • » The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.

August 2nd Famous Deaths for 1776

  • » Louis Fran├žois, Prince of Conti (b. 1717)

August 2nd Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints named Feast Day:
  • » Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (1839-1969, now generally August 1)
  • » Basil Fool for Christ (Russian Orthodox Church)
  • » Eusebius of Vercelli
  • » Peter Julian Eymard
  • » Pope Stephen I
  • » Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula (Franciscan Order)
  • » Samuel David Ferguson (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » August 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Day of Russian Airborne Troops or Airborne Forces (Russia and Ukraine)
  • » Day of Cinema of Azerbaijan called Azerbaijani cinema (Azerbaijan)
  • » Virgen de los Angeles called Our Lady of the Angels Day (Costa Rica)

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