Historical Events For 1941
Sunday, 26 March 2017
May 28 1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5) on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history british army begins evacuation of Kreta
May 30 English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1941 first anti semitic measures in Serbia
May 30 On this day in history german capture Kreta
May 30 On this day in history 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 In the year 1941 british troops vacate Kreta
May 31 German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools in the year 1941.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history hMS CALCUTTA (AA)sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north west of Alexandria, Egypt by 2 bombs from German Ju88 bombers.255 survivors
Jun 01 Hugh S Walpole, British writer (Killer & the Slain), dies on this day in history.
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 Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37 on this day in history.
Jun 03 Attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol on this day in history.
Jun 03 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn in the year 1941.
Jun 04 On this day in history nazi's forbid Jews access to beach & swimming pools
Jun 04 Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies in the year 1941.
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 in the year 1941.
Jun 06 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched on this day in history.
Jun 06 The first US navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1941 45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Ft Worth
Jun 07 On this day in history jaime Laredo, Bolivia, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959)
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 In the year 1941 english & French troop overthrow pro-German Syria
Jun 09 7th Division crosses Litani River in the year 1941.
Jun 09 In the year 1941 ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500
Jun 10 In the year 1941 herschel Mayall, actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
Jun 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam