What Happened on July 2, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Panagoulis, Greek politician and poet
  • John H Sununu, US Secretary of State (R, 1989-91)
  • Michael N Castle, (Rep-R-Delaware)
  • M[ichael] A[nthony] Foster, US, sci-fi author (Gameplayers of Zan)
  • Paul Williams, American musician (The Temptations-My Girl)
  • Valeri Vasilyevich Illarianov, Russia, cosmonaut

Famous Weddings

  • Syndicated columnist Ann Landers (21) weds business executive Julius Lederer

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies