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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1956

US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

Event
1956

Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel"

Event
1956

Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)

Birth
1956

Jerry Hall, Mesquite Tx, model/Mrs Mick Jagger (Batman, Freejack)

Birth
1957

1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback

Event
1957

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Le pŠlerinage De Lourdes

Event
1957

Mike Anger, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)

Birth
1958

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Event
1959

Eduardo Bengoechea, Argentina, tennis star

Birth
1959

Wendy B Lawrence, Jacksonville Fla, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91)

Birth
1959

Hoogie Drexler, jockey

Birth
1959

Prince Albert marries Princess Paola in Brussels

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1959

"Plan 9 From Outer Space," one of the worse films ever, premieres

Event
1960

"Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 perfs

Event
1961

Louis-Ferdinand C‚line, writer (Voyage Au Bout de la Nu), dies at 67

Death
1961

Ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61

Death
1961

Maris hits 29th and 30th en route to 61 homers

Event
1961

Alba Parietti, Torino Italy, actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima)

Birth
1961

James McNichol, LA Calif, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever)

Birth
1961

Pat Dufficy, Westerly RI, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)

Birth
1962

Brandel Eugene Chamblee, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1994 Honda-3rd)

Birth
1962

Fidel Castro visits Moscow

Event
1962

Cubans minister of Foreign affairs Ra£l Castro arrives in Moscow

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1963

Juan Marichal (Giants) beats Warren Spahn (Braves), 1-0 in 16 innings

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1963

Giant Willie Mays' HR in 16th inning gives them a 1-0 win over Braves

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