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Top 10 July 2 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. In July 2018, scientists from 4 Russian institutions collected and analyzed 300 prehistoric worms from the permafrost and thawed them. 2 of the ancient worms revived and began to move and eat. One is dated at 32,000 years old, the other 41,700 years old.

  2. It was assumed Amelia Earhart died 80 years ago(July 2, 1937) after crashing her plane in an attempt to fly around the globe and her remains were lost to deep waters.Due to a skeleton found on an island, an aircraft recovery group now believes she may have lived months as a castaway

  3. On July 27, 2007, 2 News Helicopters collided while live on the air and covering a police chase. Despite the best efforts of the stations, one of the audio feeds from a helicopter continued to broadcast the screams of a crew as they plummeted to their deaths.

  4. Chinese security forces killed a large number of Uyghur dissidents in a July 2014 incident, 96 according to the Chinese and 2,000 according to the Uyghurs, and the Chinese government suppressed any independent reporting of it

  5. About Larry Walters, who dreamed of flying since he was a child. He was going to join the air force but his poor eyesight disqualified him. On July 2, 1982 he built a homemade airship out of a patio chair and 45 helium balloons and flew for nearly an hour, reaching an altitude of 16,000 feet.

  6. A giant blue cock was erected in London's Trafalgar Square in 25 July 2013. Standing at 4.72 metres (15.5 ft), it stood for 2 years and was nicknamed "The Big Blue Cock of London".

  7. The Thirteen Colonies legally separated from Great Brittain on July 2. The future U.S. President John Adams wrote, "The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America," but Congress didn't agree on the language and sign the papers until July 4.

  8. 4 year old Alexandra Scott, in spite of her own failing health, decided to open a lemonade stand to raise money to help children with cancer in July 2000. They held an annual "Alex's Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer" on the family's front lawn. Her first stand raised over $2,000.

  9. He became commander of the Roundhead's cavalry after leading his troops to victory at the Battle of Marston Moor on July 2, 1644.

  10. There are 2 missing nuclear bombs that fell into the Atlantic Ocean on July 28, 1957 and are roughly 100 miles away from Atlantic City, NJ.

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Seeing that the defense of the island was hopeless, the surviving Japanese soldiers, and many Japanese civilians, attacked the American lines with a furious banzai charge on July 7.

The campaign began with the invasion of Sicily on July 9, 1943 and ended on August 17 with an Allied victory. The invasion of Sicily was codenamed "Operation Husky."

Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 15 to 20 years. They lay 4 to 6 eggs from May to July. Eggs are shaped like ping-pong balls. Incubation period lasts 10 to 12 months. Only 2% of hatchlings reach adulthood.

July 2, 1776 was the day when the Continental Congress actually voted for independence, not July 4. John Adams even wrote to his wife Abigail that "The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America" and would be marked with fireworks and celebrations.

On July 27th, 1953 a demilitarized zone (DMZ) is established on the border between North and South Korea. The DMZ is 2,200 yards from the line on either side and is constantly patrolled.

Mating season of Atlantic canary takes place from January to July. These birds produce 2 to 3 broods per year.

The gun used to shoot President James A. Garfield on July 2, 1881 was purchased only days before by the assassin, Charles J. Guiteau, because he "thought it would look good in a museum."

The Japanese abandoned Kiska Island on July 29.

Longstreet delayed his attack at Gettysburg on July 2, which some have attributed to the Confederate loss at that battle, but the reasons for the delay are still debated by historians.

President Truman wanted the test to coincide with the Potsdam Conference, which took place from July 18 to 21. Truman, who was much more anti-communist than Roosevelt, wanted the test to serve as a warning to Stalin and the Soviet Union just as much as an inducement to the Japanese to end the war.

The USA became independent on July 2, 1776. Independence Day actually celebrates the day the final wording of the Declaration of Independence was approved.

July 2 at noon is the midpoint of the year (in common years)

Mating season of fat-tailed dunnarts takes place from July to February. Females produce 2 litters per year.

Fruit of medusahead is seed head equipped with 2 types of bristles: short and long. Long bristles are covered with barbs which facilitate spreading of seed (by attaching to the fur of various animals). Each seed head contains around 20 seed. Fruit ripens during June and July.

The signing of the Declaration of Independence didn't occur on July 4, 1776. After the Continental Congress voted to declare independence on July 2, the final language of the document was approved on July 4, and it was printed and distributed on July 4–5. The actual signing was on August 2, 1776

On July 2, 1863, Hood was wounded by an artillery shell at the Battle of Gettysburg, which left his left arm severely damaged.

The Battle of Atlanta took place on July 22. Although a Union victory, the Confederate forces retreated behind defensive networks and held the city until September 2.

During the week of July 2nd 1982, E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial, Rocky 3, Blade Runner, Poltergeist, John Carpenter's The Thing, Star Trek 2 and Conan The Barbarian were all simultaneously playing at the cinema.

Howland Island (1700 Nautical Miles from Honolulu) is an unincorporated, unorganized territory of the US which has been abandoned three times and is still an uninhabited coral island. Aviation pioneer Amelia Mary Earhart disappeared en route to this island on 2 July, 1937.

President Garfield's assassin, Charles Guiteau, proclaimed "I am a Stalwart and Arthur will be president" before he shot the president on July 2, 1881.

On 2 July 1990 1,426 people were suffocated and trampled to death in a crowded pedestrian tunnel near Mecca when the ventilation system failed.

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died 6 hours apart on July 4, 1826. In fact, President #2 (Adams), #3 (Jefferson), and #4 (Monroe) all died on Independence Day.

On 2 July 2009, Sweden's Riksbank was the first central bank in the world to implement a negative interest rate

The total solar eclipse of July 16, 2186 will last 7 minutes and 29 seconds at its maximum eclipse. It will be the longest eclipse for nearly 12,000 years. For comparison, the most recent total eclipse had a maximum duration of 2 minutes and 40 seconds.

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