Today in History
What happened on the 2nd of July in history?
French astrologer physician & prophet Nostradamus dies in Salon
Battle of Marston Moor; Parliamentary forces defeat royalists.
William Gascoigne introducer of telescopic sights is killed at 24
Continental Congress passes resolution saying `these United Colonies Care & of right ought to be Free & Independent States'
partial emancipation of Russian serfs.
Pres Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker Garfield died the following September
Sherman Antitrust Act prohibits industrial monopolies.
1st flight of a Zeppelin (the LZ-1).
Yanks win by forfeit for their 1st time
US Army Air Corps created
Carl Hubbell shutsout Cards 1-0 in 18 innings
Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean
DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak
Lawrence Welk Show premiers on ABC television
1st sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor completed-The Seawolf
1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched Grayback
Maris hits his 29th & 30th of 61 homers
Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho
Pres Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act.
Supreme Court ruled death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
Sweden's Bjorn Borg won Wimbeldon men's singles over Jimmy Connors
Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start
Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
Proto launched on its way to Halley's Comet
The Supreme Court upheld affirmative action in 2 rulings
Chorus Line Director Michael Bennet dead of aids at 44
Accused Nazi Karl Linnas died of heart failure in Russia