On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1943

Historical Events

  • Cubs return to original uniform after experimenting with a vest
  • German 6th Army surrenders after Battle of Stalingrad in a major turning point in Europe during World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter MacBeth, rocker (Foundations)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Burke Sr., American golfer (US open 1920 runner-up; Senior PGA C'ship 1941), dies at 54
1943 Highlights

About February 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius