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July 2, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Air strike kills at least 40 people at Libyan migrant center in Tripoli, with Libyan National Army blamed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is the first woman nominated to lead the European Commission with France's Christine Lagarde 1st woman nominated to lead the European Central Bank

Lawyer, Politician and International Bureaucrat Christine Lagarde
Lawyer, Politician and International Bureaucrat
Christine Lagarde
  • Total solar eclipse over Chile and Argentina
  • Virginie Viard presents her first haute couture collection as designer at Chanel after the death of Karl Lagerfeld at the Grand Palais

Deaths in History

  • Lee Iacocca, American automotive executive (CEO of Chrysler Corp), dies at 94
2019 in History