This Day in History: 1944-09-02
Belgium’s Emissie bank closes. Future U.S. president George H. W. Bush was shot down by Japanese forces as he completed a bombing run over the Bonin Islands in the Pacific. (Lt. (jg) Bush was rescued by the crew of the submarine USS Finback; his two crew members, however, died.) Holocaust diarist Anne Frank sent to Auschwitz concentration camp. U.S. leaders meet in Belgium.