Historical Events on September 17th, 1941

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Historical Events

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Cards' Stan Musial makes his major league debut, going 2-for-4

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • The New Zealand Labour Party abolishes the death penalty (It is reintroduced by the National government in 1950 before being finally removed from the statute book in 1961)
  • World War II: A decree issued by the Soviet State Committee of Defense, restoring Vsevobuch "Universal compulsory military training of the citizens of the USSR" in the face of the "Great Patriotic War"