What Happened on November 26, 1941

Historical Events

Sports History

Amateur American tennis stars Bobby Riggs and Frank Kovacs turn professional after being suspended by the US Lawn Tennis Association for undisclosed financial gain

  • British troops conquer Belhamed, Sidi Rezegh & El Duda
  • General Alan Cunningham relieved of command of British 8th Army in North Africa

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Japanese naval carrier force left its base & moves east toward Pearl Harbor

  • Lebanon independence first proclaimed by France
1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Amos Garrett, American-Canadian session and touring blues, rock, and roots guitarist (Maria Muldaur; Anne Murray; Doug Sahm), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jeff Torborg, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano, born in San Diego, California
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Lapointe, French Canadian politician (b. 1876)
  • Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (Trold, der vejrer kristenblod), dies at 80

About November 26, 1941

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

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