What Happened on October 8, 1941

Historical Events

  • Building at Concentration Camp Birkenau begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Jackson, American clergyman and Democratic presidential candidate (1984, 88), born in Greenville, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav "Gus" Kahn, German-American lyricist ("It Had to Be You"; "Makin' Whoopee"; "I'll See You in My Dreams"), dies of a heart attack at 54
1941 Highlights

About October 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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