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.