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
1941 History

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, (1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work on nitric oxide), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • William Nordhaus, American economist (Nobel Prize 2018, climate change modelling), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Wolfgang Fahrian, German soccer goalkeeper (10 caps DRG; SC Fortuna Köln), born in Blaustein, Germany (d. 2022)
Born in 1941

About May 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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