What Happened on April 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • British army begins evacuation of Greece
  • Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes an RAF pilot

Famous Birthdays

  • John Williams, Australian classical guitarist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (Assistant Secretary of State, UN Ambassador) and author, born in NYC (d. 2010)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Karin Boye, Swedish writer (Kallocain) commits suicide at 40

About April 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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