On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Ehret, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1966), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Patrick Taylor, Irish-Canadian medical researcher, editor, and novelist (An Irish Country series), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • Rafael Albrecht, Argentine soccer defender (39 caps; San Lorenzo, Club León), born in Tucumán, Argentina (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack O'Connor, cricketer (four Tests for Aust 1908-09, 13 wkts), dies
1941 Highlights

About August 23, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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