On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1941

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler takes complete command of German Army

  • German submarine U-574 sinks
  • US Office of Censorship created to control info pertaining to WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice White, singer-songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • L M Dovator, Russian general, dies in battle
1941 Highlights

About December 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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