On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1941

Historical Events

  • 100 German bombers attack Athens
  • Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Coddington, Welsh born fashion editor and model (American Vogue), born on Anglesey, Wales
  • Joni Evans, American publisher (Simon & Schuster, Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Ryan O'Neal, American actor (Love Story, Paper Moon), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Barend ter Haar, Dutch lawyer, dies in Buchenwald at 49
1941 Highlights

About April 20, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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