On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1941

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Noël Coward's "Blithe Spirit" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Famous Birthdays

  • Stéphane Venne, French Canadian songwriter
1941 Highlights

About July 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer