What Happened on February 2, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st siyyum of Talmud celebrated by Daf Yomi students
  • 1st use of a rocket to deliver mail (Austria)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dries van Agt, Dutch Prime Minister (CDA, 1977-82), born in Geldrop, Netherlands
  • Judith Viorst, American author
  • Les Dawson, British comedian (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Batthynyi, Hungarian contra-revolutionary, dies at 71