What Happened on May 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Citizen Kane", directed & starring Orson Welles, premieres in NY

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • General Mills introduces Cheerios
  • German assault on Tobruk

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)
  • Juraj Hatrick, composer

Famous Deaths

  • John R Locksmith de Brown, vicar/CHU-politician, dies at 71