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Friday, 07 August 2020

1980  On this day in history uS swimmers set 3 world records at National championships  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history uS District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 02 nASA launches space vehicle S-209  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Roy Marcus Cohn, US lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1987  On this day in history don Brown sets flight record for handbow (1,336 yds 1'3")  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Myron Stout, US abstract artist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 02 raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history iraq invades & occupies Kuwait  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history iraq invades Kuwait  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history iraq Invades Kuwait - leading to Operation Desert Storm  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Gabriel Cohen, son of Meredith Viera & Richard Cohen on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Ephraim Katz, Israeli/US encyclopedist (film encyclopedia), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Air France Flight 358 bursts into flames after overshooting the runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport; all aboard survive on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history 23 people are killed after two blasts in a fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On August - 02 40 people are killed after an ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  First successful gene editing in human embryos to repair disease-causing mutation reported by scientists in "Nature" on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 02 uS President Donald Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia, limiting his ability to ever lift them  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Great Britain's Prince Philip aged 96 makes his final solo public appearance before retiring from public engagements on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  New larger crypto-currency Bitcoin Cash created on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 02 apple becomes the first American public listed company to reach $1 trillion in value  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Fields Medal for mathematics awarded to Caucher Birkar (his stolen minutes later), Alessio Figalli, Peter Scholze and Akshay Venkatesh on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history pope Frances declares the death penalty unacceptable in all cases, reversing church teachings and adding to Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1455  Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1533  On August - 02 birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On August - 02 birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  Philip II, Duke of OrlĂ©ans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On August - 02 birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0257  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0640  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0686  On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  On this day in history death of Ælfweard of Wessex  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On August - 02 death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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