Gene Autry, Hollywood’s number one cowboy, held a reception at the Savoy Hotel, and of course, has horse was there too. Gene Autry on his horse outside the Savoy Hotel, in London, England on August 2, 1939. (AP Photo)

Today in History: August 2

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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 2, the 215th day of 2016. There are 151 days left in the year.