What Happened on January 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Australian troops conquer Bardia, Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)

Person of interestChuck McKinley

Chuck McKinley, American tennis player, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley
  • Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
  • Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker (Spirited Away), born in Tokyo
  • Mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman & capt)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAmy Johnson

Amy Johnson, British pilot who was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia, dies during a ferry flight at 37

Aviator Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson