On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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Charles Lindbergh, claims the "British, Jewish and Roosevelt administration" are trying to get the US into World War II

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Construction of the Pentagon begins in Arlington County, Virginia (completed Jan 15, 1943). Designed by architect George Bergstrom and built by contractor John McShain, construction was overseen by Leslie Groves.

US Army Engineer and WWII General Leslie Groves
US Army Engineer and WWII General
Leslie Groves

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FDR orders US Navy that any Axis ship found in American waters be shot at on sight

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Weddings

  • Belgium King Leopold secretly marries Lilian Baels