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Historical Events In 1941

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Dec 11   Japanese occupy Guam on this day in history.  

Dec 12   European reservists on Java mobilizes on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Gas/electrical use restricted in Holland on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history uSS Swordfish becomes first US sub to sink a Japanese ship  

Dec 16   Sarawak occupied by Japanese in the year 1941.  

Dec 16   On this day in history sarawak occupied by the Japanese  

Dec 17   On this day in history dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese-Timor  

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

Dec 17   On this day in history 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   German submarine U-434 sinks in the year 1941.  

Dec 19   On this day in history company-Sgt. Major John Robert Osborn (The Winnipeg Grenadiers) wins the Victoria Cross at Hong Kong  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1941 l M Dovator, Russian general, dies in battle  

Dec 20   In the year 1941 free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon  

Dec 21   Chicago Bears Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point in the year 1941.  

Dec 21   On this day in history hMS AUDACITY, sunk east of Azores by 3 torpedoes from German U-751.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1941 leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83  

Dec 22   Winston Churchill arrives in Washington for a wartime conference on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history american forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese  

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

Dec 25   On this day in history japan announces surrender of British-Canadian garrison at Hong Kong  

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   On this day in history winston Churchill becomes first British PM to address a joint meeting of Congress, warning that the Axis would "stop at nothing"  

Dec 27   In the year 1941 japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city"  

Dec 28   In the year 1941 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   On this day in history birth of shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of john Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest)  

Jan 04   Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan) was born in the year 1941.  

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 in the year 1941.  

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   In the year 1941 death of amy Johnson, English aviator (b. 1903)  

Jan 06   Franz Hessel, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1941.  

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   Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868) died in the year 1941.  

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