On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1941

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek disbands the Communist New Fourth Army after the New Fourth Army incident at Maolin, Anhui Province between the nationalist and communist armies leaves many dead

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Famous Birthdays

  • Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist, born in Martinborough, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Leite de Vasconcelos, Portuguese scholar (Etnografia), dies at 82
1941 Highlights

About January 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn