August 2, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
  • Col-Gen Hoth' Panzer army reaches Kotelnikovo

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Isabel Allende, Chilean-American author, novelist (The House of the Spirits, City of the Beasts) and Nobel Prize winner, born in Lima, Peru


Deaths in History

  • Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77