What Happened on October 3, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Maltese Falcon" directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor premieres in New York City

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler says Russia is "broken" & would "never rise again"

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS
  • Nazis blow up 6 synagoges in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84