On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1941

Historical Events

  • German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Independent State of Croatia led by Ante Pavelić established as fascist German puppet state

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Stratton, American football linebacker (AFL C'ship 1964, 65; AFL All-Star 1963–68; Buffalo Bills; NFL: SD Chargers), born in Vonore, Tennessee (d. 2020)
  • Paul Theroux, American travel book writer and novelist (Mosquito Coast), born in Medford, Massachusetts
1941 Highlights

About April 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries