What Happened on May 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)
  • 1st issue of "Parade" goes on sale
  • 41 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton)
  • A Luftwaffe air raid in Dublin, in neutral Ireland, claims 38 lives.
  • British troops evacuate Crete
  • German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools

Famous Birthdays

  • Gil [Walter] Morgan, Haddock GA, PGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)
  • Johnny Paycheck, Greenfield OH, singer (Take This Job & Shove It)
  • June Clark, British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex U)
  • Kenneth Cooper, harpsichordist/professor (Barnard, Bkln), born in NYC, New York
  • Louis J. Ignarro, American pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate