On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 4th US marine division conquers Roi, Marshall Islands
  • Allied troops 1st set foot on Japanese territory
  • Baseball meets in NYC to discuss postwar action
  • Edward Chodorov's "Decision" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Davis, Ashbridge, England, conductor (New Phil Orch-London)
  • Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, (d. 2012)
  • Karen Foss, American broadcaster
  • Katherine Crawford, actress (Gemini Man, Captains & Kings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ursula Oppens, American pianist and co-founder (Speculum Musicae-NYC), born in NYC, New York