This Day in History: 1942-03-01
The 3 day Battle of Java Sea ends with U.S. suffering a major naval defeat. Major League Baseball decides that players in the military can’t play when on furlough. J. Milton Cage Jr.’s “Imaginary Landscape No 3” premieres in Chicago. Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java. Suriname camp for the Dutch “Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging” (NSB) people opens to save Jews.