What Happened on February 20, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers
  • US takes Eniwetok Island
  • World War II: The "Big Week" began with American bomber raids on German aircraft manufacturing centers

Famous Birthdays

  • Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Robert de Cotret, French Canadian politician (d. 1999)
  • Roger Knapman, British MP
  • Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)