On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Karin Boye, Swedish writer (Kallocain) commits suicide at 40
1941 Highlights

About April 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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