On This Day: July 02nd
This is 184th day of the year and 182 days remain in the year.
French astrologer, physician, and prophet Nostradamus died.
President James Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau; he died on Sept. 19.
Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.
Steve Fossett became the first to circumnavigate the globe solo in a balloon.
July 02 BirthdaysThurgood Marshall1908–93, U.S. lawyer and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1967–91), born in Baltimore.
Patrice Emergy Lumumbaprime minister
Jose Cansecobaseball player
Medgar Everscivil rights leader
Thomas Cranmerarchbishop of Canterbury
Hermann Hessenovelist and poet
Tyrone Guthriestage director, playwright
Richard Pettyauto racing driver
Vicente Foxpresident of Mexico