February 2, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Angry demonstrators burn the British Embassy in Dublin to the ground in protest at the shooting dead of 13 people on 'bloody sunday'
  • Lefty Gomez, Ross Youngs & William Harridge selected for Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers" premieres in London

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard

Deaths in History

  • Natalie Clifford Barney, American writer (b. 1876)