On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • Nazi troops reach Lenningrad

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBill Parcells

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

NFL Coach Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coach Legend
Bill Parcells
  • 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? 79 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo