On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1941

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Mickey Owens becomes 1st MLB player to take 3 foul pop-ups in one inning (3rd) in 11-6 win v NY Giants

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Jarvis, English actor, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Quincey Daniels, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1960), born in San Diego, California
  • Ted Strickland, American politician, Governor of Ohio (2007-2011), born in Lucasville, Ohio
1941 Highlights

About August 4, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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