On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1")
  • 50,000 British soldiers land in Greece
  • British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik), dies at 63
  • Gunther Prien, German commandant (U-47), dies in battle