On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1941

Historical Events

  • 3rd largest snowfall then in NYC history (18.1")
  • 50,000 British soldiers land in Greece during WWII
  • 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
  • Julian Eltinge [Dalton], American vaudeville, Broadway, and silent film female impersonator star (The Crinoline Girl), dies of a suspected cerebral hemorrhage at 59
1941 Highlights

About March 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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