On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1941

Historical Events

  • -June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)
  • 1st issue of "Parade" goes on sale
  • A Luftwaffe air raid in Dublin, in neutral Ireland, claims 38 lives.
  • German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools

Famous Birthdays

  • Gil Morgan, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 1998, The Tradition 1997, 98), born in Wewoka, Oklahoma
  • June Clark, British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex U)
  • Kenneth Cooper, American harpsichordist, pianist, musicologist, and professor (Barnard College, Brooklyn, NYC ), born in New York City (d.2021)
  • Louis J. Ignarro, American pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • William Nordhaus, American economist (Nobel Prize 2018, climate change modelling), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1941 Highlights

About May 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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