On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
  • Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Herschel Mayall, actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78

Person of interestMarcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey, Jamaican-born black nationalist who began the back-to-Africa movement among US African Americans, dies at 52

Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey
Black Nationalist
Marcus Garvey

1941 Highlights

About June 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini