On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • 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? 50 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius