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 drummer (Trini Lopez; The First Edition; Bob Dylan), and actor (Home Improvement: Tin Cup; Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Shirley Owens Alston, singer (Shirelles - "Soldier Boy"; "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"), born in Henderson, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

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

Marcus Garvey

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

1941 Highlights

About June 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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