On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation

Film & TV History

James Stewart is inducted into the Army, becoming the first major American movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Collins, American poet (Poet Laureate of the United States 2001-2003), born in New York City
  • Bruno Ganz, Swiss actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jeremy Clyde, English pop singer and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy - "A Summer Song") and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
1941 Highlights

About March 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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