Historical Events In July - 02
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1946 Anthony Overton, publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at 81 on July - 02.
1947 On July - 02 military coup discovered in France
1948 On this day in history 62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75)
1949 On this day in history "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs
1949 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1950 On July - 02 american troops land in South Korea
1950 On this day in history uSS Juneau and 2 British ships sink 5 of 6 attacking North Korean torpedo boats and gunboats.
1950 Indian Bob Feller, wins his 200th game, 5-3 over Detroit on this day in history.
1951 Bill Veeck buys St Louis Browns from Bill & Charlie DeWitt on July - 02.
1951 On this day in history earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
1952 On July - 02 henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
1955 "Lawrence Welk Show" premiers on ABC on July - 02.
1956 On July - 02 elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"
1957 On July - 02 the first sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor completed-The Seawolf
1957 The first submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback on this day in history.
1961 Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death in Ketchum Idaho on July - 02.
1961 Ernest Hemingway, writer, commits suicide at 61 on July - 02.
1964 Celia Black records Beatle's "Its For You," McCartney plays piano on July - 02.
1964 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash on this day in history.
1964 Pres Johnson signs Civil Rights Act on July - 02.
1964 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash on July - 02.
1965 Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88 on July - 02.
1966 On this day in history billie Jean King wins her first of 6 Wimbeldon single titles
1967 Catherine Lacoste becomes youngest (22), first foreigner (France) & first amateur to US Women's open golf tournament on this day in history.
1967 During Operation Bear Claw, Seventh Fleet Amphibious Force conducts helicopter assault 12 miles inland at Con Thien on this day in history.
1968 Francis Brennan, US cardinal of Philadelphia, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1969 Brian Jones founder of the Rolling Stones, drowns on July - 02.
1969 On this day in history canadian National abandons Newfoundland passenger trains 101-102.
1969 Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form the rock group Mountain on July - 02.
1970 On July - 02 jessie Street Australian civil rights activist, dies
1970 On this day in history jessie Street, Australian civil rights activist, dies
1971 Edward Ballantine, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95
1973 On July - 02 george Macready actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73