May 5, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 2 Fokker's employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie
  • First modern perfume, Chanel No. 5 released
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert E Sherwood (There shall be no night)

Deaths in History

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