What Happened on May 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 2 Fokker's employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England
  • Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa
  • First modern perfume, Chanel No. 5 released
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert E Sherwood (There shall be no night)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Ragulin, USSR, ice hockey play (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)
  • Howie Komives, NBA star (NY Knicks, Buffalo Braves)

Famous Deaths

  • Natalija Obrenović, Queen of Serbia (b. 1859)