What Happened on December 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Football Writers Association of America organized
  • Patrick Hamilton's "Angel Street" premieres in NYC
  • Russian anti offensive in Moscow drives out nazi army
  • Sister Elizabeth Kenny new treatment for infantile paralysis approved
  • US aircraft carrier Lexington and 5 heavy cruisers leave Pearl Harbor

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire