What Happened on September 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Million jam downtown Brooklyn to cheer NL champ Dodgers in a parade
  • Nazi massacre at Babi Yar, near Kiev, 33,771 mostly Jews murdered

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Niven, Headmaster (Alleyn's School)
  • David Steele, cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975)
  • Don Nix, US saxophonist (Last Night)
  • Kermit Zarley, PGA golfer (1970 Canadian Open), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Angel, German mathematician (group theory), dies at 79