Thursday, the 2nd of July, 2015 is the 183th day in 2015 and in the 27th calendar week.
General Events:
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World UFO Day 2015
July 2, 2015 in the World
World UFO Day is celebrated on July 02, 2015. World UFO Day is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects. In the past there were two days that were called World UFO day. July 2nd and the 24th of June. The WUFODO (World UFO Day Organization) declared July 2nd to be the official World UFO day. This was done to eliminate any confusion. Also, the original first World UFO Day was celebrated on July 2 in 2001.
June 24 is the date that aviator Kenneth Arnold reported what is generally considered to be unidentified flying object sighting in the United States, while July 2 commemorates the supposed UFO crash in the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident. The goal of the July 2 celebration is to raise awareness of the Roswell findings, and to gain support in forcing governments to “tell the truth about earthly visits from outer space aliens”.
An unidentified flying object, or UFO, in its most general definition, is any apparent anomaly in the sky that is not readily identifiable as any known object or phenomenon by visual observation and/or use of associated instrumentation such as radar. These anomalies were referred to popularly as “flying saucers” or “flying discs” during the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Where is the event?
Worldwide
Bahia Independence Day
July 2, 2015 in Bahia
Bahia is one of the 26 states of Brazil, and is located in the eastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast. It is the fourth most populous Brazilian state after São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro, and the fifth-largest in size. The name “bahia” is an archaic spelling of the Portuguese word baía, meaning “bay”.
The consolidation of Brazilian independence in the state of Bahia is remembered each year with a procession following the path that the Brazilians took when they defeated Portuguese troops there in 1823. Folkloric characters like the caboclo, who symbolizes the superiority of native strength over the colonizers, have worked their way into this primarily civic celebration.
On May 8th, 2013, Bahian Independence Day, which falls on July 2nd, was officially recognized by the Senate as a date of national importance in Brazil. The recognition doesn’t mean it will become a national holiday but the date does hold an important place in the hearts of Bahians.
In fact, Bahian people are proud of July 2nd because it symbolizes the real fight for independence (and not just a mere proclamation of it), where they not only shed a lot of blood and tears, but where slaves and those of native indian descent (caboclos) came together to aid in the fight.  In the state there is an ongoing discussion about the exact moment of Brazilian independence, because for almost all baianos, it really happened in Bahia with the battles, and not on September 7, when the Emperor, Pedro I, declared independence.
Where is Bahia Independence Day?
Nationwide Bahia
National I Forgot Day 2015
July 2, 2015 in the USA
I Forgot Day or Forgot day is one unique celebration for all walks of life.  It is on this day that the people who missed birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion of loved ones or other important people in their lives because they forgot, gets a chance to make amends. It is not just a day for events that you have already forgotten, the day is also helpful to remind you of those events that you might forget in the future.
A very wise lady named Gaye Anderson from Indiana, U.S.A had the idea to create this special day when she forgot a lot of important celebrations in one year.  She probably felt really guilty and at the same time trapped of her situation so she decided to make a special day to pay the most important people of her life back who were affected of her “overlooking” the occasions.  As for why I forgot day is celebrated in July 2, Gaye doesn’t quite remember (believe it or not!) when she created this day, but thinks it must have been about 10 or so years ago.
Failing to retrieve an event does not mean that this specific event has been forever forgotten. This could just mean the information was not encoded well. Research has shown that there are a few health behaviors that to some extent can prevent forgetting from happening so often. One of the simplest ways to keep the brain healthy and prevent forgetting is to stay active and exercise.
Where is the event?
Nationwide USA
Historical Events on 2nd July:
626 – In fear of assassination, Li Shimin ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate. OnSeptember 4, Shimin’s father abdicates in his favour and Shimin becomes Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China
706 – In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang has the remains of Emperor Gaozong of Tang, his wife and recently-deceased ruling empress Wu Zetian, her son Li Xian, her grandson Li Chongrun, and granddaughter Li Xianhui all interred in a new tomb complex outside Chang’an known as the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang
1505 – After an encounter with a violent thunderstorm, Martin Luther declares that he will become a monk
1578 – Martin Frobisher sights Baffin Island
1776 – Continental Congress resolves “these United Colonies are & of right ought to be Free & Independent States”
1823 – Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia
1839 – Slaves aboard a Spanish schooner La Amistad revolt to secure their freedom while being transported from one Cuban port to another
1843 – An alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charlest
1858 – Partial emancipation of Russian serfs
1865 – One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission
1885 – Canada’s North-west Insurrection ends with surrender of Big Bear
1900 – First flight LZ-1, of a dirigible airship designed by Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin, at Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany
1928 – British parliament reduces the age at women can vote to 21 – the same as men (Representation of the People Act 1928)
1937 – Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
1947 – Military coup discovered in France
1959 – “Plan 9 From Outer Space”, one of the worse films ever, premieres
1972 – India & Pakistan sign peace accord
1976 – Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam
1990 – Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
2000 – Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional
2001 – Bush Administration announce that it will seek to let oil companies drill on about 1,500,000 acres of the Gulf of Mexico