What Happened on April 8, 1941

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

In his 4th title defense in 9 weeks Joe Louis beats Tony Musto by TKO in the 9th round at the Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri to retain NYSAC heavyweight boxing crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Murray Khouri, New Zealand classical clarinet player (Australia Ensemble), writer, and broadcaster, born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2018)
  • Peggy Lennon, American singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Vivienne Westwood [Dame], English fashion designer (Vivienne Westwood), born in Tintwistle, England
Born in 1941
1941 Highlights

About April 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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