On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1941

Historical Events

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

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 & 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? 79 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius