What Happened on May 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FCC approves regular scheduled commercial TV broadcasts to begin July 1

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Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler's deputy

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists

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Ted Williams lowest average (.308) in year he hit over .400

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

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