What Happened on March 29, 1941

Historical Events

Music Premiere

1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Requiem Symphony"

  • 3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Wisconsin beats Washington State, 39-34; Badgers' forward John Kotz is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • WPAT radio in NJ begins broadcasting (country music format)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., American astrophysicist (1993 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of a new type of pulsar), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Terence Hill, Italian actor (Super Fuzz; They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy
1941 Highlights

About March 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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