On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Barrett Strong, vocalist (Money, That's What I Want), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Rick Laird, jazz musician (Gerry Niewood & Timepiece)
  • Stephen J. Cannell, American TV producer (The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) and writer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Banjo Paterson, Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (b. 1864)