July 2, 1985 in History

Event:

European Space Agency launches Giotto (Halley's Comet Flyby)





More Notable Events on July 2:
1979 Susan B. Anthony dollar is issued, 1st U.S. coin to honor a woman
1976 Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
1937 Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean
1890 Congress passes Sherman Antitrust Act
1867 1st U.S. elevated railroad begins service, New York City
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