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Historical Events In 1941

Monday, 21 September 2020

Nov 30   In the year 1941 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes its last run  

Dec 01   On this day in history british cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python  

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

Dec 01   US Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY in the year 1941.  

Dec 02   Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity) in the year 1941.  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1941 johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85  

Dec 04   Nazi ordinances places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts in the year 1941.  

Dec 05   David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire in the year 1941.  

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

Dec 05   In the year 1941 uSS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor.  

Dec 06   In the year 1941 dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore  

Dec 06   NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1941 australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon  

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

Dec 07   HMCS Windflower (Corvette) lost in a collision in the year 1941.  

Dec 07   Japanese attack Pearl Harbor (a date that will live in infamy) first Japanese submarine sunk by a US ship (USS Ward) in the year 1941.  

Dec 07   Pearl Harbour attacked without a declaration of war by Japanese aircraft, sinking much of the US fleet on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan  

Dec 08   Destruction Camp Chelmo opens on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1941 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" on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1941 germany and Italy declare war on US  

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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   On this day in history birth of van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1941 death of amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903)  

Jan 06   Franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1941.  

Jan 08   On this day in history robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83  

Jan 09   Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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