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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1964

Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)

Birth
1964

DeAnne Hemmens, SF Calif, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)

Birth
1964

Joe Magrane, baseball player

Birth
1964

Pres Johnson signs Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act into law

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1964

Grand jury indicts Beckwith in murder of Medger Evers

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1964

Cilla Black records Beatle's "Its For You," McCartney plays piano

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1964

Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash

Death
1964

Jos‚ Canseco, Havana Cuba, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP)

Birth
1964

Shannon Ritter, jockey

Birth
1965

79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)

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1965

Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88

Death
1966

Tim Spehr, Excelsior Springs MO, catcher (Montreal Expos)

Birth
1966

Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1966

73rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Frasier (63 36 61)

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1966

1st France nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll

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1966

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1967

Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), 1st foreigner (France) and 1st amateur to US Women's open golf tournament

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1967

22nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste

Event
1967

Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)

Birth
1968

Mike Lee, Neptune NJ, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Tommy Armour Tour)

Birth
1968

Mark Tewsksbury, Canada swimmer (world record backstroke)

Birth
1968

Francis Brennan, US cardinal of Philadelphia, dies at 74

Death
1969

Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain

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1969

Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts

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1970

Jessie Street, Australian civil rights activist, dies

Death