What Happened on August 2, 1941

Historical Events

  • German 11st Army surrounds 20 Soviet divisions at Oeman
  • Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Coley, American singer (The Shirelles), born in Goldsboro, California (d. 2000)
  • Homer Banks, American singer and songwriter (Be What You Are), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2003)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (el Florilegio), dies at 70

About August 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo