On This Day in History - August 2
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|What Happened On This Day In History - August 2|
1819 August 2
1st parachute jump in U.S.
1870 August 2
The world's first underground railway system began operating in London, England.
1922 August 2
China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die
1972 August 2
Gold hits record $70 an ounce in London
1985 August 2
NASA launches space vehicle S-209