What Happened on August 31, 1941

Historical Events

  • Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Emanuel Nunes, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2012)
  • Henk Terlingen, Dutch radio/TV-host (Paul Meier Show)
  • William DeWitt, Jr., American businessman (Chairman of St. Louis Cardinals), born in St. Louis, Missouri
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Marina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (The Train of Life), committed suicide at 48
1941 Highlights

About August 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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