What Happened on December 6, 1941

Historical Events

  • Dutch & British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore
  • NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Cornelius, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Monroe City, Missouri
  • John Nelson, American conductor (Berlioz's Les Troyens), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Richard Speck, American mass murderer (raped and killed 8 student nurses in 1966), born in Kirkwood, Illinois (d. 1991)

Famous Weddings

  • King Leopold of Belgium marries Lilian Baels

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Ernst Bernhardt, German author (In the Light of Truth: The Grail Message), dies at 66
1941 Highlights

About December 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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