Historical Events For 1941
Monday, 24 April 2017
Oct 18 In the year 1941 spy Richard Sorge arrested in Tokyo
Oct 19 1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico on this day in history.
Oct 20 Ken Farnes (WWII) 15 Tests for England, cricketer (60 wickets), dies in the year 1941.
Oct 20 Nazi occupiers murder 500 inhabitants of Kragujevac Serbia in the year 1941.
Oct 21 In the year 1941 marina Ripa, Rome Italy, countess/writer (My First 40 Years)
Oct 22 Maxwell Anderson's "Candle in the Wind," premieres in NYC in the year 1941.
Oct 23 In the year 1941 colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
Oct 23 Walt Disney's "Dumbo" released in the year 1941.
Oct 25 16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine in the year 1941.
Oct 26 On this day in history 2nd meeting partisans Tito & Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
Oct 26 US savings bonds go on sale in the year 1941.
Oct 27 In the year 1941 an editorial in the Chicago Daily Tribune downplays the possibility of a US war with Japan, stating "Even our base at Hawaii is beyond the effective power of her fleet."
Oct 27 Chicago Daily Tribune editorialize there will not be war with Japan on this day in history.
Oct 29 Brian Yuile, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests) in the year 1941.
Oct 29 In the year 1941 cole Porters musical "Let's Face It," premieres in NYC
Oct 30 USS Reuben James torpedoed by Germans, even though US is not in war in the year 1941.
Oct 31 On this day in history 13 U boats sunk this month (62,000 ton)
Oct 31 In the year 1941 herwarth Walden, writer, dies at 63
Nov 01 In the year 1941 camille Melloy, [the Paepe], Belgian priest/poet (Requiem), dies at 50
Nov 01 On this day in history chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia
Nov 02 German troops occupy Rostov in the year 1941.
Nov 03 Hirohiti's accord on Yamamoto's attack plan on Pearl Harbor fails in the year 1941.
Nov 05 On this day in history japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima leave Pearl Harbor
Nov 05 On this day in history the birth of Art Garfunkel, American Singer
Nov 06 Doug Sahm, San Antonio Texas, country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero) in the year 1941.
Nov 06 In the year 1941 einsatz group kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
Nov 06 On this day in history on Neutrality Patrol, USS Omaha (CL-4) and USS Somers (DD-381) intercept the German blockade runner Odenwald disguised as U.S. freighter, board her after the German crew abandoned the ship, and brought the ship to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the boarding party was awarded salvage shares.
Nov 07 In the year 1941 albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Das Gewitter), dies at 46
Nov 07 British air attack on Berlin, Mannheim & Ruhrgebied on this day in history.
Nov 08 Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83 in the year 1941.
Nov 08 The Albanian Communist Party is founded on this day in history.
Nov 09 On this day in history hitler threatens bishop Clemens earl von Galen of Munster
Nov 11 On this day in history czech premier general Eliasjarrested by nazis
Nov 11 On this day in history opening of the Australian War Memorial