On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)