What Happened on May 15, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st British turbojet flies
  • British attack Halfaya-pass & Fort Capuzzo in Egypt and Libya

Baseball Record

Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yanks lose 13-1

  • Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music
1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Cooray, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test umpire on intl panel)
  • K. T. Oslin, American country singer (80's Ladies), born in Crossett, Arkansas (d. 2020)
  • Lainie Kazan [Levine], American stage and screen singer and actress (Lust in the Dust; Beaches: My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Richard Edward Wilson, American contemporary classical pianist, composer (Diablerie; The Cello Has Many Secrets; Æthelred the Unready), and educator (Vassar, 1966-2016), born in Cleveland, Ohio
Born in 1941

About May 15, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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