On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1941

Historical Events

  • San Francisco Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), born in New Malden, Surrey (d. 2016)
  • Michael Moriarty, American-Canadian actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Nigel Gresley, Steam locomotive engineer (b. 1876)
1941 Highlights

About April 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries