On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1942

Historical Events

  • LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans
  • US auto factories switch from commercial to war production

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Diller, founder (Fox-TV)
  • Graham Nash, British-American musician and singer-songwriter (the Hollies, Crosby, Stills & Nash), born in Blackpool, Lancashire

Famous Deaths

  • Daniil Kharms [Yuvatchov], Russian surrealist and absurdist writer, poet, and playwright, dies of starvation during the siege of Leningrad at 36
1942 Highlights

About February 2, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius