On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python

BattleDeclaration of War

Japanese Emperor Hirohito signs declaration of war

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan
  • US Civil Air Patrol (CAP) organizes

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Chapman, South African cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies at 51