July 2 in History
1900July 2, 1900:
The tone poem for orchestra by the finish composer Jean Sibelius premieres in Helsinki.
1941July 2, 1941:
"Blithe Spirit" is shown for the first time at the Piccadilly Theatre, London.
1951July 2, 1951:
NBC radio premieres the “Bob and Ray Show".
1955July 2, 1955:
ABC telecasts the first episode of the variety television program dubbed ‘The Lawrence Welk Show’.
1956July 2, 1956:
American singer and actor, Elvis Presley records "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog" at Historic RCA Studio B.
1958July 2, 1958:
The American musical drama film titled “King Creole” premieres.
1973July 2, 1973:
Brian Eno, member of the British rock band Roxy Music, quits.
1980July 2, 1980:
Mickey Hart and Bob Weir, members of the American rock band Grateful Dead's, are arrested for inciting a riot at San Diego Sports Arena.
1990July 2, 1990:
American metal band, Tesla releases an album titled “Five Man Acoustical Jam”.
2001July 2, 2001:
Liverpool changes its airport name to "Liverpool John Lennon Airport” in honor of John Lennon, a member of the British rock band ‘The Beatles’.