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July 2nd - Happy Birthday Owain Yeoman and Michelle Branch


Today is Monday, July 2, the 184th day of 2012. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.

On this date:
In 437, Emperor Valentinian III, begins his reign over the Western Roman Empire. His mother Galla Placidia ends her regency, but continues to exercise political influence at the court in Rome.
In 626, Li Shimin, the future Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China, ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Xuanwu Gate Incident.
In 706, In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang inters the bodies of relatives in the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang outside Chang'an.
In 963, The imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.
In 1298, The Battle of Göllheim is fought between Albert I of Habsburg and Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg.
In 1494, The Treaty of Tordesillas is ratified by Spain.
In 1555, The Ottoman Admiral Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.
In 1561, Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.
In 1582, Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.
In 1613, The first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall takes place.
In 1644, English Civil War: Battle of Marston Moor.
In 1679, Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth.
In 1698, Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.
In 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States."
In 1777, Vermont becomes the first American territory to abolish slavery.
In 1812, Connecticut Gov. Roger Griswold declared his state's militia would not serve in the war against Britain, reflecting New Englanders' opposition to the conflict.
In 1823, Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia.
In 1839, Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 rebelling African slaves led by Joseph Cinqué take over the slave ship Amistad.
In 1853, The Russian Army crossed the Pruth river into the Danubian Principalities, Moldavia and Wallachia—providing the spark that set off the Crimean War.
In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederate forces led by Gen. Robert E. Lee withdrew to Richmond, Va., after driving back Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's troops.
In 1871, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy enters Rome after having conquered it from the Papal States.
In 1881, President James A. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station; Garfield died the following September. (Guiteau was hanged in June 1882.)
In 1890, The U.S. Congress passes the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
In 1897, Italian scientist Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London.
In 1900, The first Zeppelin flight takes place on Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.
In 1912, the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore nominated New Jersey Gov. Woodrow Wilson for president.
In 1917, The East St. Louis Riots end.
In 1926, the United States Army Air Corps was created.
In 1934, The Night of the Long Knives ends with the death of Ernst Röhm.
In 1940, Indian independence leader Subhas Chandra Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta.
In 1950, The Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan burns down.
In 1961, author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.
In 1962, the first Walmart store (called "Wal-Mart Discount City") was opened in Rogers, Ark., by Sam Walton and his brother, James.
In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress.
In 1966, The French military explodes a nuclear test bomb codenamed Aldébaran in Mururoa, their first nuclear test in the Pacific.
In 1976, Fall of the Republic of Vietnam; Communist North Vietnam declares their union to form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
In 1978, Andy Rooney delivered his first commentary on CBS' "60 Minutes" in which he criticized people who keep track of traffic fatalities on holiday weekends.
In 1982, Larry Walters of San Pedro, Calif., used a lawn chair equipped with 45 helium-filled weather balloons to rise to an altitude of 16,000 feet; he landed eight miles away in Long Beach.
In 1986, Rodrigo Rojas and Carmen Gloria Quintana where burnt alive during a street demonstration against the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet in Chile.
In 1993, 37 participants in an Alevi cultural and literary festival are killed when a mob of demonstrators set fire to their hotel in Sivas during a violent protest.
In 1997, actor James Stewart died in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 89.
In 2000, Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional, after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
In 2001, The AbioCor self contained artificial heart is first implanted.
In 2010, The South Kivu tank truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo kills at least 230 people.

Ten years ago: American adventurer Steve Fossett became the first person to fly a balloon solo around the world as he returned to western Australia.

Five years ago: President George W. Bush commuted the sentence of former aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, sparing him a 2½-year prison term in the CIA leak case. Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded his visit to Kennebunkport, Maine, where he'd held talks with President Bush. Opera singer Beverly Sills died in New York at age 78.

One year ago: Petra Kvitova beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to become the first left-handed woman to win the Wimbledon title since Martina Navratilova in 1990.

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Today's Birthdays: Country singer Marvin Rainwater is 87. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 83. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 82. Actor Robert Ito is 81. Actress Polly Holliday is 75. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 73. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 65. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 65. Actor Saul Rubinek is 64. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 63. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 60. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 56. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 51. Country singer Guy Penrod is 49. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 47. Actress Yancy Butler is 42. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 36. Actor Owain Yeoman (TV: "The Mentalist") is 34. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 33. Singer Michelle Branch is 29. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 28. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 28. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 27. Actress Lindsay Lohan is 26.

Other notable birthdays, July 2:
1929, John A. Cade, American politician
1930, Carlos Menem, Argentine politician, 50th President of Argentina
1934, Tom Springfield, British singer and songwriter (The Springfields)
1937, Richard Petty, American race car driver
1942, Vicente Fox, Mexican politician, 35th President of Mexico
1949, Greg Brown, American folk singer
1949, Robert Paquette, French-Canadian singer and songwriter
1952, Johnny Colla, American guitarist and saxophonist (Huey Lewis and the News)
1953, Tony Armas, Venezuelan baseball player
1953, Mark Hart, American multi-instrumentalist (Crowded House, Supertramp)
1954, Pete Briquette, Irish bassist (The Boomtown Rats)
1957, Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Canadian pro wrestler
1957, Purvis Short, American basketball player
1964, José Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
1964, Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
1964, Joe Magrane, American baseball player
1970, Colin Edwin, Australian bassist (Porcupine Tree)
1971, Troy Brown, American football player
1974, Sean Casey, American baseball player
1974, Tim Christensen, Danish singer and multi-instrumentalist (Dizzy Mizz Lizzy)
1974, Rocky Gray, American drummer and guitarist (Evanescence, Living Sacrifice)
1975, Erik Ohlsson, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
1979, Joe Thornton, Canadian hockey player
1980, Nicole Briscoe, American beauty queen and sports commentator
1980, Nyjer Morgan, American baseball player
1981, Nathan Ellington, English soccer player
1981, Alex Koroknay-Palicz, American youth rights activist
1981, Angel Pagán, Puerto Rican baseball player
1981, Carlos Rogers, American football player
1981, Aaron Voros, Canadian hockey player
1983, Michelle Branch, American singer (The Wreckers)
1985, Rhett Bomar, American football player
1985, Corey Bringas, American actor
1985, Chad Henne, American football player
1985, Jurgen Roelandts, Belgian cyclist
1986, Brett Cecil, American baseball player
1989, Alex Morgan, American soccer player

Born on this day, July 2, passed away:
1489, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1556)
1492, Elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)
1877, Hermann Hesse, German-born writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1962)
1893, Ralph Hancock, Welsh garden designer (Rockefeller Center) (d. 1950)
1908, Thurgood Marshall, American Supreme Court Justice (d. 1993)
1916, Ken Curtis, American actor and singer, Festus on Gunsmoke (d. 1991)
1917, Murry Wilson, American songwriter and record producer (The Beach Boys) (d. 1973)
1925, Medgar Evers, American civil rights activist (d. 1963)
1927, Brock Peters, American actor (d. 2005)
1932, Dave Thomas, American fast food entrepreneur (Wendy's) (d. 2002)
1939, Paul Williams, American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1973)
1946, Ron Silver, American actor (d. 2009)
1948, Gene McFadden, American songwriter (d. 2006)
1951, Elisabeth Brooks, Canadian actress (d. 1997)
1987, Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakh model (d. 2008)

Notable deaths, July 2:
1822, Denmark Vesey, St. Thomas-born American freed slave who planned a revolt, hanged (b. c. 1767)
1903, Ed Delahanty, American Hall of Fame baseball player (b. 1867)
1961, Ernest Hemingway, American writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1899)
1964, Edward Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, American race car driver (b. 1929)
1969, Michael DiBiase, American pro wrestler (b. 1923)
1973, Betty Grable, American actress (b. 1916)
1973, George McBride, American baseball player (b. 1880)
1986, Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player (b. 1917)
1989, Andrei Gromyko, Soviet politician (b. 1909)
1990, Snooky Lanson, American singer (b. 1914)
1991, Lee Remick, American actress (b. 1935)
1992, Camarón de la Isla, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1950)
1993, Fred Gwynne, American actor (b. 1926)
1995, Krissy Taylor, American model (b. 1978)
1997, James Stewart, American actor (b. 1908)
1999, Mario Puzo, American writer (b. 1920)
2002, Ray Brown, American jazz bassist (b. 1926)
2005, Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
2006, Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
2007, Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano (b. 1929)
2008, Natasha Shneider, Russian keyboardist and bassist (Eleven) (b. 1956)
2008, Elizabeth Spriggs, English actress (b. 1929))

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Today is Tuesday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2013. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1963, President John F. Kennedy met Pope Paul VI at the Vatican, the first meeting between a Catholic U.S. chief executive and the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

One year ago: Jim Yong Kim began his new job as president of the World Bank, promising to immediately focus on helping poor countries navigate a fragile global economy. The U.S. Justice Department said British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline would pay $3 billion in fines for criminal and civil violations involving 10 drugs taken by millions of people.

Today's Birthdays: Country singer Marvin Rainwater is 88. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 84. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 83. Actor Robert Ito is 82. Actress Polly Holliday is 76. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 76. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 74. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 71. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 66. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 66. Actor Saul Rubinek is 65. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 64. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 61. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 57. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 52. Country singer Guy Penrod is 50. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 48. Actress Yancy Butler is 43. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 37. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman (TV: "The Mentalist") is 35. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 34. Singer Michelle Branch is 30. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 29. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 29. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 28. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 27.

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Today is Wednesday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2014. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress.

Ten years ago: Elijah Brown, 21, described by police as a disgruntled employee, went on a shooting rampage inside a ConAgra Foods Inc. plant in Kansas City, Kansas, killing five co-workers before taking his own life.

Five years ago: Thousands of U.S. Marines poured into Taliban-controlled villages in southern Afghanistan in the first major operation under President Barack Obama's strategy to stabilize the country. North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles. The 35-nation International Atomic Energy Agency chose Yukiya Amano of Japan as its next head. Federal marshals took possession of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's $7 million Manhattan penthouse, forcing Madoff's wife, Ruth, to move elsewhere.

One year ago: The Obama administration unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines. Homer Bailey threw his second no-hitter in 10 months, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants. Olympic track star Suzy Favor Hamilton's name was removed from the Big Ten female athlete of the year award following revelations she had worked as a prostitute.

Today's Birthdays: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 85. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 84. Actor Robert Ito is 83. Actress Polly Holliday is 77. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 77. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 75. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 72. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 67. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 67. Actor Saul Rubinek is 66. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 65. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 62. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 58. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 53. Country singer Guy Penrod is 51. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 49. Actress Yancy Butler is 44. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 38. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman is 36. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 35. Singer Michelle Branch is 31. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 30. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 30. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 29. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 28.

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Today is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2015. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States."

Ten years ago: Shasta Groene (GROH'-nee), an 8-year-old girl kidnapped six weeks earlier, was rescued at a restaurant in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; the man with her, Joseph Edward Duncan III, was arrested and accused of kidnapping Shasta as well as killing members of her family. (Duncan later received three death sentences and multiple life sentences.) Egypt's top envoy to post-Saddam Hussein Iraq (Ihab al-Sherif) was kidnapped in Baghdad (al-Qaida later announced it had killed him). The marathon Live 8 concert rocked the globe and the Internet, focusing attention on African poverty. Venus Williams beat top-ranked Lindsay Davenport at Wimbledon 4-6, 7-6 (4), 9-7 for her fifth major title and her first in nearly four years. Hollywood screenwriter Ernest Lehman (LEE'-muhn) died in Los Angeles at age 89.

Five years ago: Gen. David Petraeus arrived in Afghanistan to assume command of U.S. and NATO forces after his predecessor, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, was fired for intemperate remarks he'd made about Obama administration figures in Rolling Stone magazine. The United States defeated Japan 7-2 to win its seventh consecutive world softball championships. British novelist Beryl Bainbridge, 77, died in London.

One year ago: Palestinians accused Israeli extremists of abducting and killing an Arab teenager and burning his body, sparking hours of clashes in east Jerusalem and drawing charges that the youth was murdered to avenge the killings of three kidnapped Israeli teens. Louis Zamperini, 97, an Olympic runner who survived a bomber crash in the Pacific Ocean, weeks adrift and then years as a Japanese prisoner of war and became the subject of a celebrated book and movie, died in Los Angeles.

Today's Birthdays: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 86. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 85. Actor Robert Ito is 84. Actress Polly Holliday is 78. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 78. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 76. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 73. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 68. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 68. Actor Saul Rubinek is 67. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 66. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 63. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 59. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 54. Country singer Guy Penrod is 52. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 50. Actress Yancy Butler is 45. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 39. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman is 37. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 36. Singer Michelle Branch is 32. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 31. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 31. Actor Nelson Franklin is 30. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 30. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 29. Actress Margot Robbie is 25.

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Today is Saturday, July 2, the 184th day of 2016. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.

Ten years ago: Conservative free-trader Felipe Calderon (fay-LEE'-pay kahl-duh-ROHN') defeated leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (ahn-DRAYS' mahn-WEHL' LOH'-pez OH'-brah-dohr) by just 234,000 votes in Mexico's presidential election. Comic Jan Murray died in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 89.

Five years ago: Petra Kvitova beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to become the first left-handed woman to win the Wimbledon title since Martina Navratilova in 1990.

One year ago: Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion. A Philippine ferry, the Kim Nirvana, capsized after leaving port in Ormoc City, killing about 60 people.

Today's Birthdays: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 87. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 86. Actor Robert Ito is 85. Actress Polly Holliday is 79. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 79. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 77. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 74. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 69. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 69. Actor Saul Rubinek is 68. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 67. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 64. Actress Wendy Schaal is 62. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 60. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 55. Country singer Guy Penrod is 53. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 51. Actress Yancy Butler is 46. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 40. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman is 38. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 37. Singer Michelle Branch is 33. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 32. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 32. Actor Nelson Franklin is 31. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 31. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 30. Actress Margot Robbie is 26.

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Today is Sunday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2017. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush commuted the sentence of former aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, sparing him a 2-1/2-year prison term in the CIA leak case. Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded his visit to Kennebunkport, Maine, where he'd held talks with President Bush. Opera singer Beverly Sills died in New York at age 78.

Five years ago: Jim Yong Kim began his new job as president of the World Bank, promising to immediately focus on helping poor countries navigate a fragile global economy. The U.S. Justice Department said British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline would pay $3 billion in fines for criminal and civil violations involving 10 drugs taken by millions of people. Former NBC president Julian Goodman, 90, died in Juno Beach, Fla.

One year ago: Hillary Clinton was voluntarily interviewed for 3 1/2 hours by the FBI at the agency's Washington headquarters about her use of a private email server as secretary of state. Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel (EL'-ee vee-ZEHL'), 87, died in New York. Oscar-winning director Michael Cimino, 77, died in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Today's Birthdays — July 2: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 88. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 87. Actor Robert Ito is 86. Actress Polly Holliday is 80. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 80. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 78. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 75. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 70. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 70. Actor Saul Rubinek is 69. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 68. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 65. Actress Wendy Schaal is 63. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 61. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 56. Country singer Guy Penrod is 54. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 52. Actress Yancy Butler is 47. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 41. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman is 39. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 38. Singer Michelle Branch is 34. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 33. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 33. Actor Nelson Franklin is 32. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 32. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 31. Actress Margot Robbie is 27.


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Today is Monday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2018. There are 182 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On July 2, 1881, President James A. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station; Garfield died the following September. (Guiteau was hanged in June 1882.)

On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.

On July 2, 1961, author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.

10 years ago in 2008: Colombian military spies tricked leftist rebels into freeing 15 hostages: Ex-presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, three U.S. military contractors, and 11 Colombian policemen and soldiers. Police in Randolph, Vt., unearthed the body of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett from a makeshift grave, ending a weeklong search.

5 years ago in 2013: The Obama administration unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines. Homer Bailey threw his second no-hitter in 10 months, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants. Olympic track star Suzy Favor Hamilton's name was removed from the Big Ten female athlete of the year award following revelations she had worked as a prostitute.

1 year ago in 2017: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was photographed with his family soaking up the sun on a beach he had closed to the public for the Fourth of July weekend because of a government shutdown.

Today's Birthdays — Monday, July 2, 2018: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 89. Jazz musician Ahmad Jamal is 88. Actor Robert Ito is 87. Actress Polly Holliday is 81. Racing Hall of Famer Richard Petty is 81. Former White House chief of staff John H. Sununu is 79. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is 76. Writer-director-comedian Larry David is 71. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, is 71. Actor Saul Rubinek is 70. Rock musician Roy Bittan (Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band) is 69. Rock musician Gene Taylor is 66. Actress Wendy Schaal is 64. Actress-model Jerry Hall is 62. Actor Jimmy McNichol is 57. Country singer Guy Penrod is 55. Rock musician Dave Parsons (Bush) is 53. Actress Yancy Butler is 48. Contemporary Christian musician Melodee DeVevo (Casting Crowns) is 42. Actor Owain (OH'-wyn) Yeoman is 40. Race car driver Sam Hornish Jr. is 39. Singer Michelle Branch is 35. Actress Vanessa Lee Chester is 34. Figure skater Johnny Weir is 34. Actor Nelson Franklin is 33. Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale is 33. Actress Lindsay Lohan (LOH'-uhn) is 32. Actress Margot Robbie is 28.

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