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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1970

Derrick Ralph Adkins, Brooklyn NY, 400m hurdler (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1970

NY Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days

Event
1970

1st Boeing 747 to land in Amsterdam and Brussels

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1971

78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats M Smith (64 61)

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1971

Edward Ballantine, composer, dies at 84

Death
1971

Troy Brown, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)

Birth
1971

Jared Palmer, NYC, tennis star

Birth
1971

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1972

27th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning

Event
1972

Bob Seagren pole vaults world record 5.63m

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1972

India and Pakistan sign peace accord

Event
1972

"Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 perfs

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1972

Towanna Stone, Miss USA-Tennessee (1997, 3rd)

Birth
1972

Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95

Death
1973

Betty Grable, US actress (How to Marry a Millionaire), dies at 56

Death
1973

Swede Savage, dies of injuries at Indianapolis 500

Death
1973

James R Schlesinger, ends term as 9th director of CIA

Event
1973

Nation Black Network begins operation on radio

Event
1973

George Macready, US, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73

Death
1974

Natali Sacco, Miss Universe-Peru (1996)

Birth
1974

Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)

Event
1975

Daniel Kowalski, Singapore, Aust swimmer (Olympics-bronze/silver-96)

Birth
1975

Catalina Cristea, Bucharest Rom, tennis star (1995 quarter Jakarta)

Birth
1975

Eric Daze, Montreal Quebec, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)

Birth
1975

James Robertson Justice, actor (DR at Large, Dr om Love), dies at 70

Death