On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1941

Historical Events

  • Young Park (2) in the Bronx named in honor of Samuel Young

Famous Birthdays

  • Milkha Singh, Indian cricketer (brother of Kripal Singh India batsman in 4 Tests), born in Madras, India (d. 2017)
  • Sarah Miles, English actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom), born in Essex
  • Sir Alex Ferguson, Scottish football manager, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, dies at 85
1941 Highlights

About December 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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