What Happened on August 14, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issue the joint declaration that later becomes known as the Atlantic Charter

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Smith, Elkhart, Indiana, singer (Dream Painter, New Horizons)
  • David Crosby, rocker (Crosby, Stills & Nash-Southern Cross), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Peter Truscott, cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26)

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
  • Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (b. 1894)