On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1941

Historical Events


CameraFamous Photo

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

Photographer Ansel Adams
Photographer
Ansel Adams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito

Sinking ShipAttack on Pearl Harbor

Japanese naval staff offiicers Suzuki & Maejima arrive at Pearl Harbor
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USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on 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
  • Johnny Kendall [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • 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? 78 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio