On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1941

Historical Events

Historic Event

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill warns Soviet leader Joseph Stalin that a German invasion is imminent

  • Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq
  • Walton's overture "Scapino" premieres in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Boenish, American father of BASE jumping, born in New Castle, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • Eric Braeden, German-American actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus), born in Bredenbek, Germany
  • Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean - "Surf City"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • PhilippĂ© Wynne, American soul singer ("I'll Be Around"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Pal Teleki-von Szek, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Hungary (1920-21, 39-41), committed suicide at 61
1941 Highlights

About April 3, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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