On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1941

Historical Events

  • Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David

Famous Birthdays

  • John Van Hamersveld, American graphic artist of album covers, movie and concert posters, born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • "Kansas City" Frank [Melrose], American jazz and blues pianist, killed in a bar fight in Hammond, Indiana at 33
  • Benjamin Dwight, American tennis championship umpire, dies
1941 Highlights

About September 1, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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