On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1941

Historical Events

  • Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic & Old Lace" premieres in NYC
  • Seyss-Inquart begins registration of Jews
  • World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer (Sea), dies at 61
  • Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904)
  • Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian and antifascist, murdered at 67
  • Sir John Lavery, Northern Irish artist (b. 1856)
1941 Highlights

About January 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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