On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1941

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCharlie Watts

Charlie Watts, drummer (Rolling Stones), born in London, England

Drummer Charlie Watts
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, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • William Guest, singer (Gladys Knight Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestLou 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? 79 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini