Published On : Tue, Jul 2nd, 2013
todayinhistory | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Today in History, July 2

Jul 2, 1776:

Congress votes for American independence

Jul 2, 1992:

Chevrolet builds 1 millionth Corvette

Jul 2, 1947:

Soviet Union rejects Marshall Plan assistance

Jul 2, 1881:

President Garfield shot

Jul 2, 1937:

Amelia Earhart disappears

Jul 2, 1997:

Men in Black premieres

Jul 2, 1992:

Stephen Hawking breaks British bestseller records

Jul 2, 1977:

“Gonna Fly Now (Theme From ‘Rocky’)” is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts

Jul 2, 1917:

Greece declares war on Central Powers

Jul 2, 1944:

American bombers deluge Budapest, in more ways than one