On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1941

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bela Bartok's 6th string quartet, premieres in NYC

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese Communist leaders re-organize the New Fourth Army in defiance of Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek's order for it to be disbanded

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Lalonde, Canadian singer and television host, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • Richard Friedman, American psychoanalyst who proved sexual orientation was biological, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2020)
1941 Highlights

About January 20, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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