Today in History July 2: From World UFO Day to Signing of Simla Agreement, list of Important events today

01 Jul, 2022
Today in History July 2: From World UFO Day to Signing of Simla Agreement, list of Important events today

This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, July 2 is the 183rd day of the year and the 184th day of a leap year.

On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 2 July as well as the birthdays of famous people.

 

Major Events Happened on this Day

 

Simla Agreemnet Signed

On this day in 1972-India and Pakistan sign Simla Agreement peace accord. It came after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, which started when India entered East Pakistan as a partner of Bengali insurgents engaged in the Bangladesh Liberation War against Pakistani state troops. [4] The Indian intervention was crucial in the conflict, resulting in East Pakistan's separation from West Pakistan and the establishment of Bangladesh as an independent state.
The treaty's stated goals were to "put an end to the strife and confrontation that have previously disfigured their ties," to think through the steps necessary for further normalising India-Pakistan relations, and to establish the principles to guide their future interactions.
 

World UFO Day

World UFO Day is observed on this day every year to spread awareness among people to gaze at the heavens scanning for unidentified flying objects.
 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station- A World Heritage Site

On this day in 2004, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
 

US Bombs Japanese Cities

On this day in 1945, Four Japanese cities are each hit by more than a thousand tonnes of explosives from the American Air Force. At three in the morning, over 600 B-29 Super bombers launched the assault. The Kure Naval Base, the Shimonoseki port, Ube, and Kumamato were the locations struck.
 

World Sports Journalists Day

Every year on this day, people all across the world mark World Sports Journalists Day. The purpose of the day is to honour sports journalists' efforts and to motivate them to raise their game. Millions of people worldwide benefit from the information that sports journalists provide about numerous sports. This expert has contributed to the global growth of numerous game genres. To uphold the norms of their trade, these journalists belong to associations. The International Sports Press Association brought together sports journalists from all over the world.

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