On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Gates Brown, American MLB player (Detroit Tigers: 1963-75), born in Crestline, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Sumio Iijima, Japanese physicist, born in Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan