On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1971

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Idi Amin ousts Milton Obote and appoints himself President (dictator) of Uganda

Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin
Ugandan Dictator
Idi Amin
  • US Congressional Black Caucus organizes with Charles C. Diggs Jr. its first Chair

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Dilger, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
1971 Highlights

About February 2, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius