What Happened on April 5, 1941

Historical Events

  • San Francisco Castro & Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler, and songwriter (Fairport Convention; Martin Carthy), born in New Malden, Surrey (d. 2016)
  • Michael Moriarty, American-Canadian actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Viktor Kurentsov, Belarusian weightlifter (Olympic gold middleweight 1968; silver 1964; 5 x World C'ship gold middleweight), born in Tukhinka, Belarus (d. 2021)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

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

About April 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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