What Happened on June 19, 1941

Historical Events

  • Romania orders Jewish evacuation of Darabani
  • Soviet anthropologist Michael Gerasimov opens tomb of Timurid Empire founder Timur and allegedly finds the inscription that whoever opens the tomb shall "unleash an invader more terrible than I." Three days later Germany invades Russia.

Event of Interest

US President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act

1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino Supreme Court justice and jurist
  • Marlene Warfield, American actress (Across 110th Street; Maude - "Victoria"), born in Queens, New York
  • Václav Klaus, Czech politician and former president
Born in 1941

About June 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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