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Historical Events In 1941

Monday, 16 May 2022

Dec 11   Japanese occupy Guam on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   On this day in history german occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews  

Dec 12   Naval Air Transport Service is established in the year 1941.  

Dec 13   German occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14  

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

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

Dec 15   Gas/electrical use restricted in Holland in the year 1941.  

Dec 15   In the year 1941 uSS Swordfish becomes first US sub to sink a Japanese ship  

Dec 16   In the year 1941 sarawak occupied by Japanese  

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

Dec 17   Dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese-Timor on this day in history.  

Dec 17   German troops led by Rommel begin retreating in North Africa on this day in history.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1941 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history l M Dovator, Russian general, dies in battle  

Dec 20   Free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1941 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.  

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

Dec 22   Leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1941.  

Dec 22   Winston Churchill arrives in Washington for a wartime conference in the year 1941.  

Dec 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history japan announces surrender of British-Canadian garrison at Hong Kong  

Dec 25   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 in the year 1941.  

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

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

Dec 27   Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city" in the year 1941.  

Dec 28   State of siege goes into effect in Bohemia/Moravia 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest) was born in the year 1941.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)  

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 in the year 1941.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker  

Famous Deaths In 1941

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81 in the year 1941.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903)  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1941 robert Baden-Powell, founder (Boy Scout movement), dies at 83  

Jan 09   On this day in history ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies  

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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