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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1935

Great Britain boxers beat US team in 1st intl Golden Gloves

Event
1935

Alfred Dreyfus, french colonel, dies

Death
1935

Ed Bullins, Phila, playwright

Birth
1936

Harry Northrup, actor (Who's Knocking at My Door), dies at 60

Death
1937

Amelia Earhart Putnam, Dutch pilot/1st female to fly Atl, dies at 40

Death
1937

Dick Berardino, baseball player

Birth
1937

Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)

Birth
1937

57th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (63 64 62)

Event
1937

Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean

Event
1937

Richard Petty, auto race driver (Daytona 500-1979,81)

Birth
1937

Fred L Noonan, US navigator, disappeared over Pacific Ocean

Death
1938

51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)

Event
1939

Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies

Death
1939

Valeri Vasilyevich Illarianov, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1939

John H Sununu, US Secretary of State (R, 1989-91)

Birth
1939

M[ichael] A[nthony] Foster, US, sci-fi author (Gameplayers of Zan)

Birth
1939

Michael N Castle, (Rep-R-Delaware)

Birth
1939

Paul Williams, rocker (Temptations-My Girl)

Birth
1940

Lake Washington (Seattle) Floating bridge dedicated

Event
1940

Hitler orders invasion of England

Event
1940

Dutch PM Colijn publishes "Borders of 2 Worlds" (German victory)

Event
1940

PM Churchill meets gen-mjr B Montgomery

Event
1940

Bertram Shapleigh, composer, dies at 69

Death
1940

Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies

Death
1941

DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56)

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