What Happened on November 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • "Life Certificates" issued to some Jews of Vilna, the rest are exterminated
  • Indian infantry attacks German tanks at Sidi Omar
  • US troops land on Suriname to protect bauxite mine

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald "Duck" Dunn, American session bassist (Stax; Booker & The MG's; The Blues Brothers), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Gary Boyle, British rock and jazz-fusion guitarist (The Echoes; Isotope), born in Patna, British India
  • John de Andrea, US sculptor

Pete BestPete Best (81 years old)

British drummer (The Beatles, 1960-62), born in Madras, British India

  • Wayne Lamar Jackson, American soul and R&B trumpeter (Mar-Keys, The Memphis Horns), born in West Memphis, Arkansas (d. 2016)
1941 Highlights

About November 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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