On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1941

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Franklin Roosevelt makes his "Four Freedoms" speech (freedom of speech and worship; freedom from want and fear) during his US State of Union address

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Deaths

  • Charley O'Leary, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 65
  • Franz Hessel, German writer, dies at 60
1941 Highlights

About January 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn