On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1941

Historical Events

  • World War II: A counter-offensive is launched by the British against the Italians in East Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Goldsboro, American singer (Honey), born in Marianna, Florida
  • David Ruffin, American soul musician and early lead singer for The Temptations (My Girl, Ain't Too Proud to Beg), born in Whynot, Mississippi (d. 1991)
  • Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Iva Zanicchi, Italian actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro), born in Ligonchio, Italy
1941 Highlights

About January 18, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn