On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1941

Historical Events

  • British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
  • NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques LaPerriere, NHL defensive Hall of Famer
  • Jesse Colin Young, American singer songwriter (Youngbloods; Song For Juli), born in Queens, New York
  • Ron McClure, American jazz-rock bassist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Tom Conti, Scottish actor (Reuben, Reuben, American Dreamer), born in Paisley Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Werner Mölders, German ace fighter pilot (b. 1915)
1941 Highlights

About November 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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