On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1941

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

Walt Disney's animated film "Dumbo" released

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)
  • Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
  • Mel Winkler, American actor (Devil in a Blue Dress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2020)
1941 Highlights

About October 23, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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