On August 2, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The 214th day of the Gregorian calendar is August 2nd. The Continental Congress began signing the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The House of Representatives declares Martin Luther King Jr. Day a federal holiday in 1983.
Leo is the zodiac sign for August 2nd. On this day, Charli XCX and Golden Tate were born. On August 2nd, National Coloring Book Day and National Icecream Sandwich Day are observed.