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Historical Events In 1941

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Nov 30   On this day in history 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes its last run  

Dec 01   In the year 1941 british cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python  

Dec 01   On this day in history horace Chapman, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies  

Dec 01   In the year 1941 uS Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes  

Dec 02   Largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1941 paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity)  

Dec 03   Hitler views Poltava Ukraine on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85  

Dec 04   On this day in history nazi ordinances places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts  

Dec 05   In the year 1941 david Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire  

Dec 05   Football Writers Association of America organized on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history uSS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor.  

Dec 06   On this day in history dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore  

Dec 06   In the year 1941 nYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens  

Dec 07   Australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon in the year 1941.  

Dec 07   In the year 1941 cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71  

Dec 07   In the year 1941 hMCS Windflower (Corvette) lost in a collision  

Dec 07   On this day in history japanese attack Pearl Harbor (a date that will live in infamy) first Japanese submarine sunk by a US ship (USS Ward)  

Dec 07   In the year 1941 pearl Harbour attacked without a declaration of war by Japanese aircraft, sinking much of the US fleet  

Dec 08   In the year 1941 as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan  

Dec 08   In the year 1941 destruction Camp Chelmo opens  

Dec 08   On this day in history uS declares war on Japan.  

Dec 08   In the year 1941 uSS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II.  

Dec 09   1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines in the year 1941.  

Dec 09   In the year 1941 china declares war on Japan, Germany and Italy  

Dec 09   Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester" in the year 1941.  

Dec 09   In the year 1941 leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61  

Dec 09   In the year 1941 the first US WW II bombing mission in the Far East, Luzon, Philippines  

Dec 10   In the year 1941 british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore  

Dec 10   HMS PRINCE OF WALES sunk off Kuantan, Malaya in the South China Sea as many as 5 or 6 torpedoes from Japanese Navy land-based aircraft (Nells and Bettys).Of the crew of 1,612 327 were lost in the year 1941.  

Dec 10   HMS REPULSE sunk with HMS PRince of Wales but hit by 5 torpedoes. Destroyers rescued 1,285 officers and men in the year 1941.  

Dec 11   On this day in history buick lowered its prices to reflect the absence of spare tires or inner tubes from its new cars. Widespread shortages caused by World War II had led to many quotas and laws designed to conserve America's resources  

Dec 11   Dutch government in London declares war on Italy in the year 1941.  

Dec 11   Germany and Italy declare war on US on this day in history.  

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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   John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest) was born in the year 1941.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)  

Jan 05   Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 04   On this day in history henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81  

Jan 05   Amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903) died in the year 1941.  

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

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 in the year 1941.  

Jan 11   Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868) died on this day in history.  

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