On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1941

Famous Birthdays

Charlie Watts

Charlie Watts, British rock and jazz drummer (Rolling Stones), born in London, England (d. 2021)

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Lou Nanne, Canadian-born American hockey player (Minnesota North Stars), born in Sault Ste. Maria, Ontario
  • Oda Mayumi, resident artist (Green Gulch Zen Center), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Stacy Keach, American actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • William Guest, American soul singer (Gladys Knight Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (6 x World Series, 2 x AL MVP), dies of motor neurone disease at 37

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
1941 Highlights

About June 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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