Almanac

Almanac

February 02, 2006

Feb. 2

1653: New Amsterdam - now New York City - was incorporated. 1882: Irish poet and novelist James Joyce was born near Dublin.

1943: The final Nazi forces from the Battle of Stalingrad surrendered in a victory for the Soviets in World War II. 1971: Idi Amin assumed power in Uganda, after a coup.

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