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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1987

Michael Bennet, choreographer (Chorus Line), dies of AIDS at 44

Death
1988

95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (57 62 61)

Event
1989

10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody

Event
1989

17th du Maurier Golf Classic: Tammie Green

Event
1990

Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering

Event
1990

Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death

Event
1990

Muntu Myeza, S Afr anti-apartheid activist, dies in auto at 39

Death
1990

Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76

Death
1991

Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis

Event
1991

Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine and Roses), dies of cancer at 55

Death
1992

Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies

Death
1992

Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42

Death
1992

Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer/Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies

Death
1992

Jose Monje, [Camaron de la Isla], Spanish flamenco singer, dies

Death
1992

Braniff Airlines goes out of business

Event
1993

Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36

Event
1993

Don Drysdale, pitcher (Dodgers), dies of a heart attack at 56

Death
1993

Fred Gwynne, actor (Herman-Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66

Death
1993

Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die

Event
1993

Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder

Event
1993

Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test

Event
1993

NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)

Event
1993

F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die

Event
1994

Andres Escobar, Colombia world cup soccer star, shot for losing to US

Death
1994

Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69

Death