On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • British troops march into Abyssinia

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Neville, American singer & keyboardist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Michael Chapman, English musician (Looking for 11), born in Leeds, England

Person of interestNeil Diamond

Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Bond, Irish baseball pitcher and right fielder (Triple Crown 1877; Boston Red Caps; first man born in Ireland to play MLB), dies at 84
1941 Highlights

About January 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius