Day Guide for Sunday August 2nd 2020 What are the holidays on August 2nd 2020?

This is our day guide for Sunday August 2nd 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

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General Information for August 2nd 2020
There are 3 public holidays today.
Day 215 of 2020
151 days left in 2020
Week 31 of the year
On this Day in History
1932 - The positron (antiparticle of the electron) is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
1918 - Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.
1869 - Japan's samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinokosho) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean.