On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1944

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

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, American pop and R&B vocalist (5th Dimension - "Up, Up, And Away"), born in Plainfield, New Jersey,

Famous Deaths

  • Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer, dies at 72
  • Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress, dies at 79
1944 Highlights

About February 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius