On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Joe DiMaggio hits a 3-run homer off Boston's Dick Newsome to pass Willie Keeler's MLB record 44 game hitting streak

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)
  • Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • St├ęphane Venne, French Canadian songwriter