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Historical Events In 1941

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Nov 30   In the year 1941 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   Horace Chapman, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies in the year 1941.  

Dec 01   US Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes in the year 1941.  

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

Dec 02   Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Hitler views Poltava Ukraine in the year 1941.  

Dec 03   In the year 1941 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   In the year 1941 football Writers Association of America organized  

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   Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore in the year 1941.  

Dec 06   On this day in history nYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens  

Dec 07   Australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1941.  

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

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

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

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

Dec 08   In the year 1941 destruction Camp Chelmo opens  

Dec 08   US declares war on Japan on this day in history.  

Dec 08   USS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II on this day in history.  

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

Dec 09   China declares war on Japan, Germany and Italy on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester"  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   British battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history 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.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Dutch government in London declares war on Italy on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Germany and Italy declare war on US in the year 1941.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1941 birth of maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan)  

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 in the year 1941.  

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

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   Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81 in the year 1941.  

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   Robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83 in the year 1941.  

Jan 09   Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in the year 1941.  

Jan 10   In the year 1941 frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61  

Jan 11   In the year 1941 death of emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868)  

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