On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1941

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16 for their 3rd Championship
  • Passenger ship Lurline sends radio signal of sighting Japanese war fleet

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Freehan, American baseball catcher (11 x All Star; World Series 1968; 5 x Gold Glove; Detroit Tigers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Denny Doherty, Canadian musician, singer, songwriter (The Mamas & The Papas - "I Saw Her Again"; "California Dreamin'"), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 2007)
  • Ronald D. Coleman, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1983-97), born in El Paso, Texas
1941 Highlights

About November 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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