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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1916

Ken Curtis, [Curtis Gates], Lamar CO, actor (Ripcord, Festus-Gunsmoke)

Birth
1916

Russian offensive in Armenia

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1916

Lenin says Imperialism is caused by capitalism

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1917

Riots in East St Louis Mo

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1917

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies

Death
1917

Pierre Dubois, Dutch literary

Birth
1918

Mohammed V Resjad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18), dies

Death
1918

Imam Elissa, singer

Birth
1918

Sheikh Iman, player/singer

Birth
1919

Johnny Bradford, Long Branch NJ, actor (Ransom Sherman Show)

Birth
1920

Eliseo Diego, latin American poet

Birth
1921

Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)

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1921

Edwin Evans, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia), dies

Death
1921

41st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Tilden beats B Norton (46 26 61 60 75)

Event
1922

Dan Rowan, Beggs Okla, comedian (Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in)

Birth
1922

Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, composer

Birth
1924

Rick Besoyan, composer

Birth
1925

Yasushi Akutagawa, composer

Birth
1925

Patrice E Lumumba, Zaire, revolutionary/1st premier of Congo

Birth
1925

Marvin Rainwater, Wichita Ks, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)

Birth
1926

Emile Cou‚, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion), dies

Death
1926

Billy Usselton, saxophonist

Birth
1926

US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized

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1926

Lee Allen, Pittsburg, Ks, tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee)

Birth
1927

40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (62 64)

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