On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1943

Historical Events

  • 99th Pursuit Squadron flies 1st combat mission (over Italy)
  • German assault on Sebastopol, Crimea, begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
  • John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)

Famous Deaths

  • Nile Kinnick Jr., American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1939; University of Iowa), dies during a WWII training flight at 24
1943 Highlights

About June 2, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini