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.