July 02: This Day That Year

JUL 02

- 1566 - Nostradamus (Michel de Nostre-Dam, French astrologist, died (born Dec 14, 1503, age 62).

- 1940 - Adolf Hitler ordered invasion of Britain (Operation Sealion).

- 1990 - Saudi Arabia: 1,400+ pilgrims trampled to death in tunnel of Mecca.

- 2012 - India: Monsoon rain in East India killed 80+ people and left 2 million+ homeless.

- 2013 - Egypt: 16 people were killed & 200+ were injured due to protest clashes at Cairo University against President Mohamed Morsi,

- 2015 - BP agrees to compensate US government & gulf states $18.7 billion for the 2010 oil spill in Gulf of Mexico.

- 2015 - Philippines: The Kim Nirvana ferry capsized off the coast of the Philippines, 62 people were killed.

- 2016 - Iraq: Large lorry bomb in Baghdad killed 125+ people, Islamic State claimed responsibility.

- 2019 - Libya: Air strike killed 40+ people at Libyan migrant center in Tripoli.

- 2020 - Myanmar: 160+ people died due to a landslide at a jade mine in northern Hpakant.

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