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On this day: July 2

Published: Jun 27 2012 02:01:06 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 02 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.

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1566: Nostradamus, the French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide, dies of complications from gout at age 62 in Salon-de-Provence, Provence, France.

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