What Happened on August 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Luftwaffe bombs German 23rd division
  • NY Yankee Lefty Gomez walks most (11) in a shutout (Yanks 9, St L 0)
  • The first Jeep is produced.

Famous Birthdays

  • √Čtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • Ronald Harmon Brown, chairman (Democratic Party)