On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Battle of InterestAttack on Pearl Harbor

Japanese naval staff officers Suzuki and Maejima leave Pearl Harbor
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USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona ablaze and sinking after the attack on Pearl Harbor

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Garfunkel, American singer/actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in New York
  • Patricia Harty, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Writer and veterinary surgeon James Herriot (25) weds Joan Catherine Danbury

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot

Famous Deaths

  • Arndt Pekurinen, Finnish pacifist (b. 1905)