On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 18 Geuzen resistance fighters sentenced to death in The Hague
  • Chicago Black Hawks goaltender Sam LoPresti faces NHL record 83 shots in a 3-2 loss to the Bruins in Boston

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Serbian Prince Paul visits Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • The United Kingdom launches Operation Claymore on the Lofoten Islands, during World War II.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • John Hancock, American actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Edoardo Mascheroni, Italian composer, dies at 81