May 5, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 2 Fokker employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England

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Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

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First modern perfume, Chanel No. 5, by fashion designer Coco Chanel released

Fashion Designer Coco Chanel
Fashion Designer
Coco Chanel
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert E Sherwood (There shall be no night)

Deaths in History

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