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

Music History

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Pal Joey", starring Gene Kelly and Vivienne Segal, closes at the St. James Theatre, NYC, after 374 performances

1941 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Myrna Joy) "Jody" Miller, American Grammy Award-winning pop and country music singer ("He Walks Like A Man": "Queen of the House"), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2022)
  • 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
Born in 1941

About November 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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