On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

14th Academy Awards: "How Green was My Valley", Gary Cooper & Joan Fontaine win

  • Admiral Helfrich departs Java for Ceylon

Famous Birthdays

  • John Irving, NH, short-story writer (World According to Garp)
  • Kwang Jo Choi, the founder of Choi Kwang- do and is one of the twelve original Masters of Taekwon-Do.
  • Lou Reed, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Luc Plamondon, French Canadian lyricist