On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1941

Historical Events

  • Heavy German assault on Tobruk
  • Pact of neutrality between the USSR and Japan is signed.

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1985), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAnnie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon, American astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77

Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon
Astronomer
Annie Jump Cannon

1941 Highlights

About April 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries