Events that occurred on 2 May.
 On Earth
- 1924 - Voice actor Theodore Bikel is born.
- 1955 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Miss Turnbull.
- 1968 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 302.
- 1981 - Amon Hen 50 is published.
- 1995 - Voice actor Michael Hordern dies.
 In Arda
- There are no known events for this day.