What Happened on April 3, 1941

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Churchill warns Stalin of German invasion

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq
  • Walton's overture "Scapino" premieres in Chicago

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Famous Deaths

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