What Happened on August 7, 1941

Historical Events

  • 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Columbu, Italian bodybuilder, powerlifter, actor and author (Mr. Olympia 1976, 81), born in Ollolai, Sardinia (d. 2019)
  • Howard Johnson, American jazz and session baritone saxophonist and tuba player (SNL band), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Ken Jones, Welsh rugby union centre (14 caps Wales, 6 British Lions; Cardiff RFC, London Welsh RFC, Barbarian FC), born in Cross Hands, Wales (d. 2022)
  • Thomas F. Hartnett, American politician (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86), born in Charleston, South Carolina
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

Indian philosopher, poet, writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), dies at 80

1941 Highlights

About August 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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