What Happened on August 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lt John F. Kennedy's PT-boat 109 sinks at Solomon islands

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • Sunderland seaplanes sinks U-706 & U-106
  • Uprising at Treblinka Concentration Camp (crematorium destroyed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Kathy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters)
  • Max Wright, actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Max Wright, American actor
  • Rose Tremain, British novelist/playwright (Restoration)
  • Tom Burgmeier, American baseball player