What Happened on January 7, 1941

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Chinese Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-shek open fire on the surrounded Communist New Fourth Army at Maolin, Anhui Province, killing or capturing 7,000 troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Hills, British journalist (d. 1997)
  • Frederick Drew Gregory, American Colonel USAF/astronaut (STS 51-B, 33, 44), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor, born in sSalisbury, England (d. 2004)
  • John Walker, English chemist (1997 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for adenosine triphosphate), born in Halifax, England
  • Rod Hicks, American bassist (Paul Butterfield Blues Band), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
Born in 1941
1941 Highlights

About January 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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