On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1941

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Britain's MAUDE Report edited by James Chadwick approved, concludes an atomic bomb is feasible

Physicist James Chadwick
Physicist
James Chadwick

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Florey and Norman Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Penicillin)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Burgon, British jazz trumpeter, and film, television and concert composer (City Adventures), born in Hampshire, England (d. 2010)
1941 Highlights

About July 15, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer