On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1941

Historical Events

  • American National Collegiate Football Rules Committee announces a new rule permitting free substitution of players
  • Canada & US acquire air bases in Newfoundland (99 yr lease)
  • Italian counter offensive in Albania
  • Sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Dick, New Zealand rugby union winger (15 caps) and administrator (New Zealand Rugby Union council 1986-92), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
1941 Highlights

About January 3, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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