On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1941

Historical Events

  • Carson McCuller's "Reflections in a Golden Eye" published
  • Cebrie Park in the Bronx renamed Halsey Street
  • German Afrika Korps lands in Tripoli, Libya
  • One millionth vehicle traverses the NY Midtown Tunnel

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Jim Sullivan [Tomkins], British session and touring rock guitarist, sitar, and banjo player, born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England (d. 2012)
  • Donna Shalala, American educator
  • Paul Tsongas, American politician (Sen-D-Mass), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1997)
1941 Highlights

About February 14, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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