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