On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Bernau, actor (Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Constantine II, deposed King of Greece (1964-73)
  • Horace Clarke, baseball 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • Jim Maloney, baseball pitcher

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 66