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  • Aachen, East Francia
    Monday Jul 02, 0936

    Holy Roman Empire

    Otto I king of Aachen (Germany (East Francia))

    Aachen, East Francia
    Monday Jul 02, 0936

    Henry died in 936, but his descendants, the Liudolfing (or Ottonian) dynasty, would continue to rule the Eastern kingdom for roughly a century. Upon Henry the Fowler's death, Otto, his son and designated successor, was elected King in Aachen in 936. He overcame a series of revolts from a younger brother and from several dukes. After that, the king managed to control the appointment of dukes and often also employed bishops in administrative affairs.




  • New Caledonia
    Friday Jul 02, 1943

    Richard Nixon

    Marine Aircraft Group 25

    New Caledonia
    Friday Jul 02, 1943

    Seeking more excitement, he requested sea duty and on July 2, 1943 was assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 25 and the South Pacific Combat Air Transport Command (SCAT), supporting the logistics of operations in the South Pacific Theater.




  • Lushan, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
    Thursday Jul 02, 1959

    Mao Zedong

    The Lushan Conference

    Lushan, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
    Thursday Jul 02, 1959

    At the Lushan Conference in July/August 1959, several ministers expressed concern that the Great Leap Forward had not proved as successful as planned. The most direct of these was Minister of Defence and Korean War veteran General Peng Dehuai. Following Peng's criticism of the Great Leap Forward, Mao orchestrated a purge of Peng and his supporters, stifling criticism of the Great Leap policies. Senior officials who reported the truth of the famine to Mao were branded as "right opportunists."




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 02, 1964

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    Civil Rights Act of 1964

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 02, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964, embodying many of the reforms Du Bois had campaigned for his entire life, was enacted almost a year after his death.




  • Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1986

    Iran–Iraq War

    Recapturing Muhran

    Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1986

    Iran Succeeded To recaptur The city of Muhran by 3 July 1986.




  • Strait of Hormuz, near Qeshm Island, Iran
    Saturday Jul 02, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    Iran Air Flight 655

    Strait of Hormuz, near Qeshm Island, Iran
    Saturday Jul 02, 1988

    the USS Vincennes shot down Iran Air Flight 655, killing 290 passengers and crew. The lack of international sympathy disturbed the Iranian leadership, and they came to the conclusion that the United States was on the verge of waging a full-scale war against them, and that Iraq was on the verge of unleashing its entire chemical arsenal upon their cities.




  • Kosovo
    Monday Jul 02, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia

    Kosovo
    Monday Jul 02, 1990

    On 2 July, 114 ethnic Albanian delegates of the 180-member Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia.


  • Slovenia
    Tuesday Jul 02, 1991

    Ten-Day War (Slovenian Independence War)

    TO mounted successful attacks on border crossings

    Slovenia
    Tuesday Jul 02, 1991

    The Slovenian TO mounted successful attacks on border crossings at Šentilj, Gornja Radgona, Fernetiči and Gorjansko, overrunning them and taking a number of YPA troops prisoner.


  • Philippines
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1997

    1997 Asian financial crisis

    Crisis is triggered

    Philippines
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1997

    Thailand triggered the crisis on 2 July and on 3 July, the Bangko Sentral intervened to defend the peso, raising the overnight rate from 15% to 32% at the onset of the Asian crisis in mid-July 1997.


  • Thailand
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1997

    1997 Asian financial crisis

    Float the Baht

    Thailand
    Wednesday Jul 02, 1997

    Thailand lacked the foreign reserves to support the USD–Baht currency peg, and the Thai government was eventually forced to float the Baht, on 2 July 1997, allowing the value of the Baht to be set by the currency market. This caused a chain reaction of events, eventually culminating into a region-wide crisis.


  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Sunday Jul 02, 2000

    Zinedine Zidane

    UEFA Euro 2000

    Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Sunday Jul 02, 2000

    UEFA Euro 2000 Final was a football match played on 2 July 2000 at Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam, Netherlands, to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 2000. France won the match, defeating Italy 2–1.


  • Dili, Timor-Leste
    Sunday Jul 02, 2000

    Xanana Gusmão

    2nd Marriage

    Dili, Timor-Leste
    Sunday Jul 02, 2000

    In 2000, he married Australian Kirsty Sword, with whom he had three sons: Alexandre, Kay Olok and Daniel.


  • Guaviare, Colombia
    Wednesday Jul 02, 2008

    Colombian conflict

    Operation Jaque

    Guaviare, Colombia
    Wednesday Jul 02, 2008

    On July 2, 2008, the Colombian armed forces launched Operation Jaque that resulted in the freedom of 15 political hostages, including former Colombian presidential candidate Íngrid Betancourt, Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes, and Keith Stansell, three American military contractors employed by Northrop Grumman and 11 Colombian military and police. Two FARC members were arrested. This trick to the FARC was presented by the Colombian government as a proof that the guerrilla organisation and influence is declining.


  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 02, 2008

    Warren Buffett

    Obama's Campaign

    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 02, 2008

    On July 2, 2008, Buffett attended a $28,500 per plate fundraiser for Obama's campaign in Chicago.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jul 02, 2012

    Uber

    Uber launches in London

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jul 02, 2012

    Uber launches in London, United Kingdom.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 02, 2013

    Marvel Studios

    Disney purchased the distribution rights to Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 02, 2013

    On July 2, 2013, Disney purchased the distribution rights to Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger from Paramount.


  • Israel
    Saturday Jul 02, 2016

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Accused by Israeli cabinet minister

    Israel
    Saturday Jul 02, 2016

    On July 2, 2016, Israeli cabinet minister Gilad Erdan accused Zuckerberg of having some responsibility for deadly attacks by Palestinians against Israelis.


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