On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1941

Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms

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? 80 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn