On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • All 955 miners rescued from the Beatrix gold mine in Welkom town, South Africa, after 2 days underground

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Barrett, 26th Premier of British Columbia (1972-75), dies at 87
  • Joseph Polchinski, American leading theoretical physicist (multiverse), dies of brain cancer at 63