On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st baseball player drafted into WW II (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Mironov, Soviet actor (d. 1987)
  • Ivana Loudova, Czech composer (Vocal Symphony), born in Chlumec nad Cidlinou (d. 2017)
  • Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff, American pianist & composer

Famous Deaths

  • José Serrano Simeón, Spanish composer, dies at 67
  • Sherwood Anderson, American author & publisher (Winesburg Ohio), dies at 64
1941 Highlights

About March 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces