What Happened on May 10, 1941

One-Man Mission of Rudolf Hess

Historical Events

Sports History

66th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro wins aboard Whirlaway, 2nd leg of successful Triple Crown

Event of Interest

Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess escapes to Britain to open secret negotiations with the Allies, parachuting into Scotland

  • British House of Commons & Holborn Theatre damaged in an air raid

Radio History

Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Orange warns against treason

1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Berry [Allen Kent Berry], American baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Ken Kennedy, Irish rugby union hooker (45 Tests Ireland, 4 British & Irish Lions; London Irish RFC), born in Rochester, England (d. 2022)
  • Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)
Born in 1941

About May 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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