On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Milkha Singh, Indian cricketer (bro 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