What day of the week was February 17, 1944?

The day of the week February 17th, 1944 fell on was a Thursday.

World War II: The Battle of Eniwetok Atoll begins. The battle ends in an American victory on February 22. World War II: Operation Hailstone begins. U.S. naval air the surface, and submarine attack against Truk Lagoon, Japan's main base in the central Pacific, in support of the Eniwetok invasion.