July 2 in history: First commercial steam engine, Shimla agreement and more

First commercial steam engine to the Shimla agreement, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive in today's history.

1698

Thomas Savery patents first commercial steam engine.

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1972

India and Pakistan sign Shimla agreement.

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1990

Stampede in Mecca kills 1426 haj pilgrims.

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2001

World's First Self-Contained Artificial Heart Transplant is performed.

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2002

Steve Fossett completes first solo around-the-world Balloon Flight.
 

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