Today in History - History - February 2nd

← Jan Mar → February

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for February 2nd

1731George F Handel's opera "Poro," premieres in London

1932Al Capone sent to prison (Atlanta, Georgia)

2003Jennifer Lopez starts a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'All I Have'

1997Scotty Bowman becomes first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games

1992IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M)

1972Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers," premieres in London

1922James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

1863Samuel Clemens becomes Mark Twain for 1st time

1913NY football Giants sign Jim Thorpe

1970Pete Maravich becomes 1st to score 3,000 college basketball points

February 2nd Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on February 2nd

1895George Halas, Chicago Illinois, NFL pioneer (owner of the Chicago Bears)

1882James Joyce, Ireland, novelist/poet (Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnigan's Wake)

1947Farrah Fawcett, Texas, actress (Charley's Angels, Burning Bed)

1977Shakira [Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll], Barranquilla, Colombian pop singer ('Whenever Wherever', 'Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)')

February 2nd Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on February 2nd

1936Physicist Emilio G. Segrè (31) weds jewish woman Elfriede Spiro at the Great Synagogue of Rome in Italy

1870American writer (Huckleberry Finn) Samuel Langhorne Clemens, pen name Mark Twain, (34) marries Olivia Langdon (24) in Elmira, NY

1957Actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to Producer Mike Todd (47)

200823rd French Republic President Nicolas Sarkozy (53) weds supermodel-turned-singer Carla Bruni (39) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

1976Actress Gloria Swanson (76) weds writer William Dufty (60)

1985NFL Footballer and felon OJ Simpson marries 2nd wife Nicole Brown (murdered 1994)

February 2nd Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on February 2nd

2014Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball) dies at 46 of a suspected drug overdose

1979Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], bassist (Sex Pistols), OD's at 21

February 2nd Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31