On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1941

Historical Events

  • FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

MLB player Ted Williams' lowest average (.308) in year he hit over .400

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Nazi occupied Netherlands lays off Jewish journalists

Famous Birthdays

  • Clay Carroll, American baseball player, born in Clanton, Alabama
  • Jules Wijdenbosch, Surinamese politician, President of Suriname (1996-2000), born in Paramaribo, Surinam
1941 Highlights

About May 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus