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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian general Georgy Zhukov appointed chief of general staff

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov

1941 Highlights

About January 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn