What Happened on November 12, 1941

Historical Events

  • Alma Heflin, 1st female test pilot for commercial aircraft - Piper Corporation, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
  • Germany's drive to take Moscow halted
  • Radio stations WOV-AM & WNEW-AM in NYC swaps call letters
1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenny McLeod, New Zealand composer (Earth and Sky; Seven Tone Clock Pieces; Hohepa), and educator, born in Wellington, New Zealand
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Reles "Kid Twist", American NY gangster and police informer, killed falling from a window under suspicious circumstances at 35
  • Ernie Koob, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1917; St. Louis Browns), dies from a lung ailment at 49

About November 12, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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