What Happened on February 2, 1931

Historical Events

  • 1st siyyum of Talmud celebrated by Daf Yomi students
  • 1st use of a rocket to deliver mail (Austria)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dries van Agt, Dutch Prime Minister (CDA, 1977-82), born in Geldrop, Netherlands
  • Glynn Edwards, English television actor, born in Penang, Malaysia (d. 2018)
  • Judith Viorst, American author
  • Les Dawson, English comedian and actor (The Dawson Watch, Blankety Blank), born in 1931, Manchester, England (d. 1993)
Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Batthynyi, Hungarian contra-revolutionary, dies at 71

About February 2, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius