On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Jean Anouilh's play "Antigone" premieres in Paris
  • US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein, in the Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Mica, American politician (Rep-D-Florida, 1979-89), born in Binghamton, New York
  • Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)

Famous Deaths

  • Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer, dies at 72
  • Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress, dies at 79