On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up
  • 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson in 2:30:38; his third victory in the event
  • King Peter leaves Yugoslavia

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJulie Christie

Julie Christie, British actress (Darling, Doctor Zhivago), born in Chukua, Assam, India

Person of interestPete Rose

Pete Rose, MLB player and manager (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Deaths

  • Guillermo Kahlo, German-Mexican photographer and father of Frida Kahlo, dies at 69
  • Jack Edmonson, Australian corporal in Tobruk (Victoria Cross), dies
1941 Highlights

About April 14, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries