On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1941

Historical Events

  • Gas/electrical use restricted in Holland
  • German submarine U-127 sinks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nazi's transfers 100 Czech citizens, Heinrich Himmler falls faint

Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • North Africa: allied assault up Italians Gazala-posing
  • The American Federation of Labor adopts a no-strike policy in war industries.
  • USS Swordfish becomes 1st US sub to sink a Japanese ship

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go), born in Leeds, England
1941 Highlights

About December 15, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius