2nd July

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1992 UN troops take control of Sarajevo United Nations troops take control of the airport at Sarajevo, besieged by Bosnian serbs
1961 Ernest Hemingway shoots himself Author Ernest Hemingway shoot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho at the age of 61.
1937 Amelia Aerhart disappears over Pacific Aviator Amelia Aerhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear over the Pacific ocean while attempting to make the first round the world flight at the equator.
1865 Salvation Army formed Religous leader William Booth begins the Salvation Army with a revival meeting at Whitechapel in London.

 

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On This Day - 2nd July