This Day in Hilstory, Feb the 2nd:
1927 Ziegfeld Theater (Loew's Ziegfeld) opens at 6th Ave & 54th St New York NY
1932 Al Capone sent to prison (Atlanta GA)
1942 Los Angeles Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans.
1948 President Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program
1954 President Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb (done in 1952)
1956 Coasters sign with Atlantic Records
1959 Buddy Holly's last performance