On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1941

The Taming of Winston Churchill

Historical Events

Famous Photo

In an emotional speech to the Canadian Parliament Winston Churchill states Britain will never surrender to "Hitler and his Nazi gang" and that "they have asked for total war. Let us make sure they get it". Afterwards Yousef Karsh captures him in his famous photograph, "The Roaring Lion".

  • Nazis require Dutch physicians to join Nazi organization

Famous Birthdays

  • Mel Renfro, American football player

Famous Weddings

  • Al Capone's son Sonny marries in Miami Beach

Famous Deaths

  • El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (b. 1890)
1941 Highlights

About December 30, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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