What Happened On 2nd August 1876 In History

August 2nd (1876) was a Wednesday. 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.

Famous Birthdays on August 2 in 1876

  • » Ravishankar Shukla, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st List of Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh or Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (d. 1956)
  • » Pingali Venkayya, Indian geologist, designed the Flag of India (d. 1963)

August 2nd Famous Deaths for 1876

  • » Wild Bill Hickok, American sheriff (b. 1837)

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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