What Happened on August 19, 1941

Historical Events

  • Baseball umpire Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout

Germany Invades the Soviet Union

Romania annexes the Transnistria territory from the Soviet Union after Operation Barbarossa

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Cerf, American book editor, writer (National Lampoon), Emmy Award-winning television producer (Free To Be You and Me; Between the Lions), and Grammy Award-winning songwriter (Sesame Street - "Put Down the Duckie"; "Born To Add"), born in NYC
  • Milford Graves, American avant-garde and free jazz drummer, percussionist (New York Art Quartet), and educator (Bennington College, Vermont, 1973-2012), born in Jamaica, Queens, New York (d. 2021) [1]
Born in 1941

About August 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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