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Historical Events In 1941

Sunday, 09 May 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) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29 in the year 1941.  

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

Jul 05   On this day in history german occupiers disband political parties  

Jul 05   In the year 1941 oskar Fried, composer, dies at 69  

Jul 06   NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield in the year 1941.  

Jul 06   NY Yankees unviel a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield in the year 1941.  

Jul 07   In the year 1941 einsatzkommando 3 begins the systematic slaughter of Lithuanian Jewry.  

Jul 07   On this day in history nazis executed 5,000 Jews in Kovono Lithuania  

Jul 07   In the year 1941 sgt. James Allen Ward, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF, won the Victoria Cross over the Zuider See  

Jul 07   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit in the year 1941.  

Jul 08   Philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1941.  

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

Jul 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1941 german troops attack Dnjepr  

Jul 12   Joseph Whipp, American actor on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   24th PGA Championship: Vic Ghezzi at Cherry Hills CC Denver on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour) in the year 1941.  

Jul 14   6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Florey & Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Pencillin) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 100F (38C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle Wash  

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

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

Jul 18   Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history 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   Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide) was born in the year 1941.  

Jan 03   Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour) was born in the year 1941.  

Jan 04   In the year 1941 birth of john Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest)  

Jan 04   Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker  

Famous Deaths In 1941

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1941 franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 08   In the year 1941 robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83  

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   On this day in history death of emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868)  

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