On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1941

Historical Events

Baseball Record

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

  • Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)

Music History

Noël Coward's "Blithe Spirit" premieres in London


Famous Birthdays

  • Stéphane Venne, French Canadian songwriter
1941 Highlights

About July 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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