On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1941

Historical Events

  • European reservists on Java mobilize
  • German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews
  • Soviet 20th army recaptures Soljetsjnogorsk

Famous Birthdays

  • Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • Terry Kirkman, American rock vocalist and keyboardist (Association), born in Salina, Kansas
  • Tim Hauser, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer - "Boy From New York City"), born in Troy, New York, (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Cesar Basa, Philippine Air Force and World War II hero (b. 1915)
1941 Highlights

About December 12, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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