February 2, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 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)

Deaths in History

  • Dorothy Gilman, American mystery writer, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 88