August 2nd

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August 20, 2022

August 2 is the 214th day of the Gregorian calendar (215th in a leap year). work early.

event

216 BC - Battle of Cannae: Hannibal of Carthage defeats the Romans. 1589 - Henry IV of France ascends to the throne, the Bourbon dynasty begins 1385 - The first recorded bullfight is held in Pamplona, ​​Spain. 1907 - The Korean Empire changed its era name from Gwangmu to Yonghui. 1916 - Decided to be Lee Bang-ja, the non-Japanese imperial family of King Lee Eun (李垠). 1918 - Japan declares dispatch of troops to Siberia. 1932 - Carl David Anderson discovers the positron. 1964 - The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea passed the Media Ethics Committee Act. 1964 - Gulf of Tonkin Incident: A North Vietnamese torpedo boat attacks an American destroyer. 1974 - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is established. 1989 - Kim Dae-jung, president of the Peace Democratic Party, and Rep. Seo Kyung-won were hired by the National Security Planning Department in connection with the North Korean smuggling case. 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait and the Gulf War begins. 2000 - Representatives of Korea and the United States agree to amend the Korea-US Administrative Agreement (SOFA) to the level of other countries. 2002 - The 27-year Angola Civil War is completely ended with the dissolution of the Angola rebels. 2010 - Flooding in northwestern Pakistan kills 1,100 and has left 27,000 isolated, the Associated Press said. 2014 - An explosion at a metallurgical plant in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China kills 65 and injures 73. 2016 - Comet Tempel 1 approaches

Culture

1999 - Samsung Lions Lee Seung-yeop hit the 43rd home run, setting a new record for most home runs in a season. 2002 - Yeongdong Line Saemaeul Line Chunyang Station service suspension. 2007 - Korean singer Girls' Generation debuted through SBS Inkigayo. 2010 - The Saemangeum Seawall is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's longest seawall.

Birth

1835 – Elisha Gray, American inventor (b. 1870 – Marian Weber, German sociologist (d. 1916 – Kim Jong-ho, a non-professional long-term rider of the Republic of Korea (b. 1923 – Simon Perez, Israeli politician (b. 1924 – James Baldwin, American writer (b. 1939 – Wes Craven, American film director (b. 1952 – Alain Gires, French football player and coach. 1956 – Lee Seong-han, the incumbent National Police Commissioner of the Republic of Korea (b. 1957 – Lee Jong-hyuk, South Korean voice actor (b. 1958 – Sho Hayami, a Japanese voice actress. 1962 – Toshiya Matsukawa, leader of the Japanese heavy metal band BLIZARD (b. 1964 – Mary Louise Parker, an American actress. 1965 – Kim Seon-il, a South Korean baseball player (catcher). 1966 – Tim Wakefield, American baseball player (b. 1968 – Stefan Effenberg, German footballer (b. 1969 Korean baseball coach and former baseball player (Pitcher) Koo Dae-sung. Choi Jung-won, a South Korean musical actress. 1975 – Lia, a South Korean singer. 1976 – Sam Worthington, Australian actor (b. 1977 – Edward Furlong, an American actor. 1979 Gye Soon-hee, a North Korean judo athlete. American baseball player (pitcher) Colby Lewis. 1982 – Grady Sizemore, American baseball player (batter). 1983 Kim Jung-ah (After School) is a South Korean singer. Montenegro football player Radoncic. 1984 Italian footballer Zampaolo Pacini. Swedish footballer Nila Fischer. Park No-sik, South Korean voice actor. 1988 – Lee Sang-mi, South Korean meteorologist 1989 – Nasser Chadley, Belgian footballer 1991 – Taeyang Kim (Topdog), South Korean singer 1992 – Karlie Kloss, an American model. 1994 – Emil Kraft, Swedish footballer (b. 1995 – Jinhoo, South Korean singer (UP10TION) 1997 – Chris Leone, South Korean singer-songwriter (b. 1999 - Mark. (NCT), South Korean singer (born in Canada)

death

257 - 23rd Pope Stephen