On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1941

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler takes complete command of German Army

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 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? 78 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius