On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1945

Historical Events

  • Escape attempt at Mauthausen concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronnie Goodson, American singer (Hi-Lites), born in New Jersey (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July plot), hanged at 60
  • Joe Hunt, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1943), dies in fighter plane crash during training at 25
1945 Highlights

About February 2, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius