What happened this day in history February 2, 1961

What are the important events that happened on February 2, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 2, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 2, 1961 is the 33rd day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 20, 1961 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘triacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $216.24. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on February 2, 1961?

  • 1961
    Lauren Lane, American actress
  • 1961
    Steve Penney, National Hockey League goaltender

Who died on February 2, 1961?

  • 1961
    Anna May Wong, American actress (b. 1905)

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