What Happened on January 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • British troops march into Abyssinia

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Neville, American Grammy Award-winning R&B, soul, and pop singer, and keyboardist (Neville Brothers; "Don't Know Much"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Michael Chapman, British progressive folk-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter (Looking for Eleven; Fully Qualified Survivor), born in Leeds, England (d. 2021)

Neil Diamond (82 years old)

American singer-songwriter ("Sweet Caroline"; "I'm A Believer"; "Solitary Man"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Born in 1941

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? 82 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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