On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Airto Moreira, Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist (Quarteto Novo, Miles Davis, Return to Forever), born in ItaiĆ³polis, Brazil
  • Leonid Kizim, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15), born in rasnyi Lyman, Soviet Union (d. 2010)
1941 Highlights

About August 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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