On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1941

Historical Events

  • 27th Rose Bowl: #2 Stanford beats #7 Nebraska, 21-13
  • 7th Orange Bowl: #9 Mississippi State beats #13 Georgetown, 14-7
  • 7th Sugar Bowl: #4 Boston College beats #6 Tennessee, 19-13
  • Netherlands begins taxing wages

Appointment of Interest

Russian general Georgy Zhukov appointed chief of general staff


1941 Highlights

About January 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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