Historical Events For 1941
Sunday, 11 December 2016
May 28 In the year 1941 1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5)
May 28 British army begins evacuation of Kreta in the year 1941.
May 30 English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government on this day in history.
May 30 First anti semitic measures in Serbia in the year 1941.
May 30 On this day in history german capture Kreta
May 30 In the year 1941 the Canadian passenger ship SS Nerissa torpedoed off Ireland 73 Cdn. Army personnel lost
May 31 -June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record) on this day in history.
May 31 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington KS (state record) in the year 1941.
May 31 British troops vacate Kreta on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history german occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools
Jun 01 31.98 cm (12.59") rainfall, Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record) on this day in history.
Jun 01 Germany bans all Catholic publications on this day in history.
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 In the year 1941 hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies
Jun 02 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 on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37
Jun 03 In the year 1941 attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol
Jun 03 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn on this day in history.
Jun 04 Nazi's forbid Jews access to beach & swimming pools in the year 1941.
Jun 04 In the year 1941 wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies
Jun 05 In the year 1941 cyprus reinforced by Australian troops
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1941 jaime Laredo, Bolivia, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959)
Jun 07 Palmach units take part in an Allied invasion in Syria on this day in history.
Jun 08 Allied forces (largely Australian) enter Syria on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1941 english & French troop overthrow pro-German Syria
Jun 09 7th Division crosses Litani River in the year 1941.
Jun 09 On this day in history ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500
Jun 10 Herschel Mayall, actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78 in the year 1941.
Jun 10 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 in the year 1941.
Jun 11 On this day in history 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam