On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1941

Historical Events

  • World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales
  • World War II: The U.S. government announces its Liberty ship program to build freighters in support of the war effort.

Famous Deaths

  • Mischa Levitzki, Russian-born American pianist & composer (The Enchanted Nymph), dies of a heart attack at 42
1941 Highlights

About January 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn