On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German U-boat torpedoes US destroyer Kearney
  • RAF bombs Piraeus to prevent German heavy armor advancing

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, born in Bori, Nigeria (d. 1995)
  • Laurence Henry Tribe, Harvard Law professor, born in Shanghai, China
  • Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York