On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1941

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer
  • Peggy Lennon, singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
1941 Highlights

About April 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries