On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • Nazi troops reach Lenningrad

Famous Birthdays

Bill Parcells

Bill Parcells, NFL coach (NY Giants, NY Jets, NE Patriots), born in Englewood, New Jersey

  • Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, born in Wels (d. 2006)
  • Michael Aldrich, British inventor (online shopping), born in Brocket Hall, England (d. 2014)
1941 Highlights

About August 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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