What Happened on August 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman
  • Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), born in Goldsboro, California (d. 2000)
  • Homer Banks, US singer/songwriter (Be What You Are)

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70