On This Day: August 02nd
This is 215th day of the year and 151 days remain in the year.
The first U.S. census was completed, showing a population of 3,929,214 people.
The first Lincoln penny was issued.
PT-109, a torpedo boat commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy, was sunk off the Solomon Islands by a Japanese destroyer.
August 02 BirthdaysIsabel Allende1942–,Chilean novelist,.
Pierre Charles L'Enfantsoldier, engineer, and architect