What Happened on July 20, 1941

Historical Events

Event of Interest

The Guinea Pig Club forms, made of severely injured airmen treated by Archibald McIndoe at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, England [1]

  • Yanks beat Tigers 12-6 in 17

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurt Raab, German actor (d. 1988)
  • Vladimir Afanasiyevich Lyakhov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 32/34, T-9, TM-6)
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Lew Fields, American vaudeville performer (b. 1867)

About July 20, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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