What Happened on March 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • British troops defeat Italians in Somaliland
  • German troops occupy El Agheila Libya

Sports History

Glenn Miller begins work on his 1st movie "Sun Valley Serenade", starring Sonja Henie and John Payne, for 20th Century Fox

  • LIU beats Ohio U 56-42 for NIT basketball championship
  • Richard Wright and Paul Green's play "Native Son" premieres in NYC
1941 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Rafaël) "Raf" Verhulst, Flemish poet, journalist, playwright (Jesus of Nazarus; Semini's Children), and educator, dies at 75

About March 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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