Historical Events on January 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 27th Rose Bowl: #2 Stanford beats #7 Nebraska, 21-13
  • 7th Orange Bowl: #9 Mississippi State beats #13 Georgetown, 14-7
  • 7th Sugar Bowl: #4 Boston College beats #6 Tennessee, 19-13
  • Netherlands begins taxing wages

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian general Georgy Zhukov appointed chief of general staff

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov