On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • British troops attack Baghdad

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha Langbein, German athlete (Olympic silver 1960), born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Menzies Campbell, British politician (Member of Parliament for North East Fife), born in Glasgow
  • Paul Winfield, American actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Sebastian Forbes, British conductor, composer and music professor (The Aeolian Singers), born in Buckinghamshire, England
1941 Highlights

About May 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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