Historical Events In 1941
Thursday, 21 October 2021
Nov 30 101 year old Nyack-Tarrytown (NY) ferry makes its last run in the year 1941.
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 In the year 1941 uS Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes
Dec 02 On this day in history largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill NY
Dec 02 On this day in history paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity)
Dec 03 On this day in history hitler views Poltava Ukraine
Dec 03 On this day in history johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85
Dec 04 In the year 1941 nazi ordinances places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts
Dec 05 In the year 1941 david Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
Dec 05 Football Writers Association of America organized in the year 1941.
Dec 05 USS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor on this day in history.
Dec 06 Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore on this day in history.
Dec 06 NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon
Dec 07 Cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 07 HMCS Windflower (Corvette) lost in a collision in the year 1941.
Dec 07 In the year 1941 japanese attack Pearl Harbor (a date that will live in infamy) first Japanese submarine sunk by a US ship (USS Ward)
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 Destruction Camp Chelmo opens on this day in history.
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 1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines in the year 1941.
Dec 09 On this day in history china declares war on Japan, Germany and Italy
Dec 09 Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester" on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61
Dec 09 The first US WW II bombing mission in the Far East, Luzon, Philippines in the year 1941.
Dec 10 In the year 1941 british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore
Dec 10 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 in the year 1941.
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 In the year 1941 dutch government in London declares war on Italy
Dec 11 In the year 1941 germany and Italy declare war on US