What Happened on February 2, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

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, guitarist (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young-Southern Cross)

Famous Deaths

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