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
Annie Jump Cannon
1941 Highlights

About April 13, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries