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Historical Events In 1941

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 30   HMAS Waterhen sunk on Tobruk run in the year 1941.  

Jul 01   Bulova Watch Co. pays $9 for first ever network TV commercial in the year 1941.  

Jul 01   TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) & WCBW (CBS), NYC in the year 1941.  

Jul 02   DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56) in the year 1941.  

Jul 02   In the year 1941 mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29  

Jul 04   In the year 1941 howard Florey & Norman Heatley meet for the first time, 11 days later they successfully recreate pencillin  

Jul 05   German occupiers disband political parties on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Oskar Fried, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history nY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield  

Jul 06   NY Yankees unviel a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history einsatzkommando 3 begins the systematic slaughter of Lithuanian Jewry.  

Jul 07   Nazis executed 5,000 Jews in Kovono Lithuania on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history sgt. James Allen Ward, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF, won the Victoria Cross over the Zuider See  

Jul 07   In the year 1941 u.S. Forces Occupy Iceland During World War II, the neutral United States moved closer to war with Germany when U.S. forces landed on Iceland to take over its garrisoning from the British  

Jul 07   United States armed forces arrive in Iceland on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit  

Jul 08   On this day in history philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62  

Jul 10   Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton pioneer jazz pianist, dies at 56 in LA in the year 1941.  

Jul 10   In the year 1941 ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, pioneer jazz pianist, dies in LA at 56  

Jul 10   Jedwabne Pogrom is a massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland in the year 1941.  

Jul 11   German troops attack Dnjepr in the year 1941.  

Jul 12   On this day in history joseph Whipp, American actor  

Jul 12   Military treaty is signed between U.S.S.R. and Britain on this day in history.  

Jul 13   24th PGA Championship: Vic Ghezzi at Cherry Hills CC Denver in the year 1941.  

Jul 13   Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp in the year 1941.  

Jul 15   Florey & Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Pencillin) in the year 1941.  

Jul 15   Florey & Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Penicillin) in the year 1941.  

Jul 16   In the year 1941 100ø F (38ø C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle Wash  

Jul 16   100F (38C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle Wash on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow) in the year 1941.  

Jul 17   NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland in the year 1941.  

Jul 18   On this day in history dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80  

Jul 18   In the year 1941 sS drowns 40 Jews in Dvina River, Belorussia  

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Famous Birthdays In 1941

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)  

Jan 03   Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan) was born in the year 1941.  

Jan 05   Bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's) was born in the year 1941.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)  

Jan 05   In the year 1941 birth of hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker  

Famous Deaths In 1941

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1941 mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 04   Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81 in the year 1941.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903)  

Jan 06   Franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83 in the year 1941.  

Jan 09   On this day in history ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies  

Jan 10   Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1941 death of emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868)  

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