Historical Events For 1941
Thursday, 22 February 2018
May 28 On this day in history 1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5)
May 28 British army begins evacuation of Kreta on this day in history.
May 30 English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government on this day in history.
May 30 On this day in history first anti semitic measures in Serbia
May 30 German capture Kreta in the year 1941.
May 30 The Canadian passenger ship SS Nerissa torpedoed off Ireland 73 Cdn. Army personnel lost on this day in history.
May 31 -June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record) in the year 1941.
May 31 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington KS (state record) on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1941 british troops vacate Kreta
May 31 German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
Jun 01 Germany bans all Catholic publications in the year 1941.
Jun 01 HMS CALCUTTA (AA)sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north west of Alexandria, Egypt by 2 bombs from German Ju88 bombers.255 survivors in the year 1941.
Jun 01 On this day in history hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies
Jun 02 In the year 1941 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis claims baseball's "Iron Horse," Lou Gehrig, in New York. The malady is now often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Jun 02 In the year 1941 lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37
Jun 03 Attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol in the year 1941.
Jun 03 On this day in history author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn
Jun 04 Nazi's forbid Jews access to beach & swimming pools in the year 1941.
Jun 04 Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies on this day in history.
Jun 05 Cyprus reinforced by Australian troops in the year 1941.
Jun 05 Sandor Szabo beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1941 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched
Jun 06 In the year 1941 the first US navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched
Jun 07 45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Ft Worth on this day in history.
Jun 07 Jaime Laredo, Bolivia, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959) in the year 1941.
Jun 07 In the year 1941 palmach units take part in an Allied invasion in Syria.
Jun 08 In the year 1941 allied forces (largely Australian) enter Syria
Jun 08 English & French troop overthrow pro-German Syria in the year 1941.
Jun 09 7th Division crosses Litani River on this day in history.
Jun 09 Ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500 in the year 1941.
Jun 10 On this day in history herschel Mayall, actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
Jun 10 In the year 1941 recruitment commenced for the Torres Strait Defence Force to be drawn from the indigenous population of the Torres Strait Islands The Force included the Torres Strait Regiment
Jun 11 In the year 1941 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam