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Historical Events In 1941

Friday, 14 May 2021

Dec 11   On this day in history japanese occupy Guam  

Dec 12   European reservists on Java mobilizes in the year 1941.  

Dec 12   German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews in the year 1941.  

Dec 12   In the year 1941 naval Air Transport Service is established.  

Dec 13   German occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union in the year 1941.  

Dec 14   In the year 1941 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14  

Dec 15   A musical standard was recorded this day on Victor Records. Lena Horne sang the torch classic that became her signature Stormy Weather in the year 1941.  

Dec 15   A musical standard was recorded this day on Victor Records. Lena Horne sang the torch classic that became her signature: Stormy Weather on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history gas/electrical use restricted in Holland  

Dec 15   USS Swordfish becomes first US sub to sink a Japanese ship in the year 1941.  

Dec 16   Sarawak occupied by Japanese on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Sarawak occupied by the Japanese on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese-Timor in the year 1941.  

Dec 17   On this day in history german troops led by Rommel begin retreating in North Africa  

Dec 17   HMS THRACIAN, lost while in Hong Kong - ran aground, dry-docked but damaged by Japanese bombing, later beached. Salvaged and served in Japanese Navy in the year 1941.  

Dec 18   On this day in history german submarine U-434 sinks  

Dec 19   Company-Sgt. Major John Robert Osborn (The Winnipeg Grenadiers) wins the Victoria Cross at Hong Kong in the year 1941.  

Dec 19   German submarine U-574 sinks in the year 1941.  

Dec 19   L M Dovator, Russian general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon  

Dec 21   In the year 1941 chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point  

Dec 21   HMS AUDACITY, sunk east of Azores by 3 torpedoes from German U-751 in the year 1941.  

Dec 22   Japanese capture Sugar Loaf Hill at 12 noon, but Canadians from C Company of the Royal Rifles recapture the hill; later taken out to Stanley Fort down the peninsula, for a rest; will hold out until their ammunition, food and water are exhausted in the year 1941.  

Dec 22   In the year 1941 japans invasion leader lands on Luzon, Philippines  

Dec 22   In the year 1941 leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83  

Dec 22   In the year 1941 winston Churchill arrives in Washington for a wartime conference  

Dec 23   In the year 1941 american forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese  

Dec 24   1st ships of admiral Nagumo's Pearl Harbor-fleet return to Japan on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Japan announces surrender of British-Canadian garrison at Hong Kong in the year 1941.  

Dec 25   On this day in history japan announces the surrender of the British-Canadian garrison by radio broadcast; 290 members of the Royal Rifles of Canada (a Québec unit) and the Winnipeg Grenadiers are dead, 493 wounded; Canadian survivors spend rest of war in Japanese POW camps  

Dec 26   In the year 1941 winston Churchill becomes 1st British PM to address a joint meeting of Congress, warning that Axis would "stop at nothing"  

Dec 26   Winston Churchill becomes first British PM to address a joint meeting of Congress, warning that the Axis would "stop at nothing" in the year 1941.  

Dec 27   On this day in history japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city"  

Dec 28   On this day in history state of siege goes into effect in Bohemia/Moravia  

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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   In the year 1941 birth of van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)  

Jan 04   John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1941 birth of grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)  

Jan 05   Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker was born in the year 1941.  

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   In the year 1941 henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81  

Jan 05   Amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 08   Robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83 in the year 1941.  

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

Jan 10   Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61 in the year 1941.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868)  

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