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Daily Calendar for Sunday, July 2, 2023

Died

  • Nostradamus (physician, astrologer) –
  • Ernest Hemingway (writer) –
  • Betty Grable (actress) –
  • Jimmy Stewart (actor) –
  • Mario Puzo (author) –
  • Ernest Lehman (screenwriter) –

Born

  • Sir Charles Tupper (6th Prime Minister of Canada) –
  • Hermann Hesse (author) –
  • Jean-Rene Lacoste (tennis player) –
  • Thurgood Marshall (first African American justice of the Supreme Court) –
  • Medgar Evers (civil rights leader) –
  • Imelda Marcos (First Lady of the Philippines) –
  • Richard Petty (race car driver) –
  • Polly Holliday (actress) –
  • Larry David (actor, writer, producer, & director) –
  • Jose Canseco (baseball player) –
  • Michelle Branch (musician) –
  • Ashley Tisdale (actress) –
  • Lindsay Lohan (actress) –

Events

  • Morrill Act passed–
  • Charles Guiteau shot and fatally wounded U.S. President James Garfield–
  • The Sherman Antitrust Act was passed–
  • Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight at the equator–
  • Lake Washington Floating Bridge dedicated in Seattle, Washington–
  • The Lawrence Welk Show made its television debut–
  • Civil Rights Act signed into law–
  • Steve Fossett became the first person to circumnavigate the world solo in a balloon–

Weather

  • An alligator was reported to have fallen from the sky at Charleston, S.C., on Anson Street during a thunderstorm–
  • Northeast Texas was pelted with softball-size hail, and Dallas experienced wind gusts of 90 mph–
  • 89-mph wind gust occurred in Lavon Dam, Texas–
  • An F3 tornado touched down in the Kawacatoose First Nation community in Raymore, Saskatchewan–

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