On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1940

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Clermont-Ferrand sentences General Charles de Gaulle to death

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • KL-House of saxon & commandos focus on Gross Rosen, Silesia
1940 Highlights

About August 2, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo