What Happened on November 1, 1941

Historical Events

Famous Photo

Ansel Adams shoots 'Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico', one of his most famous photographs

Historic Event

Chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Japanese naval staff offiicers Suzuki & Maejima arrive at Pearl Harbor


Famous Birthdays

  • Alfio Basile, Argentine football coach, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Joe Caldwell, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1964; NBA & ABA All Star; St. Louis Hawks, Carolina Cougars), born in Texas City, Texas
  • John Pullin, English rugby union hooker (42 caps; British Lions 7 caps; Bristol RFC), born in Aust, Gloucestershire, England (d. 2021)
  • Johnny Kendall [Johan Donker Kaat], Dutch rock and blues singer (Johnny Kendall & the Heralds), born in The Netherlands
  • Robert Foxworth, American actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Melloy [the Paepe], Belgian priest/poet (Requiem), dies at 50
1941 Highlights

About November 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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