What Happened on May 7, 1941

Historical Events

Event of Interest

British House of Commons votes for Winston Churchill (477-3)

Music Recording

Glenn Miller records "Chattanooga Choo Choo" for RCA, it becomes 1st record to be designated "gold"

Famous Birthdays

  • Grahame Bilby, New Zealand cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1966), born in Wellington, New Zealand
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • David Wijnkoop, Dutch revolutionary socialist, dies
  • James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist and folklorist (The Golden Bough), dies at 87

About May 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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