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Historical Events In 1941

Sunday, 28 February 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Naval Air Transport Service is established on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 15   USS Swordfish becomes first US sub to sink a Japanese ship on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   Sarawak occupied by the Japanese in the year 1941.  

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

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

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

Dec 20   Free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon in the year 1941.  

Dec 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Japans invasion leader lands on Luzon, Philippines in the year 1941.  

Dec 22   Leopoldo Mugnone, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 23   American forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese in the year 1941.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Winston Churchill becomes 1st British PM to address a joint meeting of Congress, warning that Axis would "stop at nothing" on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1941 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   In the year 1941 birth of shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)  

Jan 03   In the year 1941 birth of van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)  

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

Jan 04   Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1941 birth of bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)  

Jan 05   In the year 1941 birth of mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)  

Jan 05   Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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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