Historical Events on February 2nd, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cold snap across Europe kills more than 100 people (over 400 people by 08-02)
  • MV Rabaul Queen sinks off the coast of Papa New Guinea with 246 people saved and 126 missing (100 of these estimated to be trapped inside)
  • NHL player Sam Gagner becomes the first player to scores eight points in one game for the Edmonton Oilers against the Chicago Blackhawks since 1989