Today in History, English
Today in History, English

75661July 2Death2013 – Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist, invented the computer mouse (b. 1925)
75662July 2Death2013 – Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (b. 1921)
75663July 2Death2013 – Armand Gaudreault, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
75664July 2Death2013 – Paul Lorieau, Canadian singer and optician (b. 1942)
75665July 2Death2013 – Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American chemist, academic, and astronaut (b. 1933)
75666July 2Death2014 – Emilio Álvarez Montalván, Nicaraguan ophthalmologist and politician (b. 1919)
75667July 2Death2014 – Chad Brown, American poker player and actor (b. 1961)
75668July 2Death2014 – Manuel Cardona, Spanish physicist and academic (b. 1934)
75669July 2Death2014 – Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe (b. 1915)
75670July 2Death2014 – Harold W. Kuhn, American mathematician and academic (b. 1925)
75671July 2Death2014 – Louis Zamperini, American runner and captain (b. 1917)
75672July 2Death2015 – Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian singer-songwriter and accordion player (b. 1929)
75673July 2Death2015 – Ronald Davison, New Zealand lawyer and judge, 10th Chief Justice of New Zealand (b. 1920)
75674July 2Death2015 – Charlie Sanders, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1946)
75675July 2Death2015 – Jim Weaver, American football player and coach (b. 1945)
75676July 2Death2015 – Jacobo Zabludovsky, Mexican journalist (b. 1928)
75677July 2Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Aberoh and Atom (Coptic Church)Feast of the Visitation (Anglicanism Levoča at Mariánska hora)MonegundisOtto of BambergOudoceusMartinian and ProcessusJuly 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
75678July 2Holiday and observanceFlag Day (Curaçao)
75679July 2Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Bahia)
75680July 2Holiday and observancePalio di Provenzano (Siena)
75681July 2Holiday and observancePolice Day (Azerbaijan)
75682July 2Holiday and observanceWorld UFO Day
75683July 3Event324 – Battle of Adrianople: Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
75684July 3Event987 – Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792.
75685July 3Event1035 – William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.
75686July 3Event1608 – Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.
75687July 3Event1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
75688July 3Event1767 – Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
75689July 3Event1767 – Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded and the first edition is published.
75690July 3Event1775 – American Revolutionary War: George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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