July 2 - The First Steam Engine and Aliens!

1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.

1947 - An object crashed near Roswell, NM. The U.S. Army Air Force insisted it was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to speculation that it might have been an alien spacecraft.

1964 – President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 meant to prohibit segregation in public places.

2002 – Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.




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