On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1944

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Jean Anouilh's play "Antigone" premieres in Paris

Dramatist Jean Anouilh
Dramatist
Jean Anouilh
  • 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
1944 Highlights

About February 4, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius