On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • Grand Coulee Dam in Washington goes into operation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Bruno Ganz, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
1941 Highlights

About March 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries