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This date in history 7-2-2021

This date in history for July 2.

1776: Continental Congress votes for independence.

1809: Chief Tecumseh urges Native Americans to unite.

1862: Fighting continues at Gettysburg.

1881: President James Garfield shot.

1937: Amelia Earhart disappears.

1917: Greece declares war.

1964: President Johnson signs Civil Rights act.

1977: “Gonna Fly Now” is the top song in the U.S.

1997: “Men in Black” debuts in theaters.

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