On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1941

Historical Events

  • Academy copyrights Oscar statuette

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Langlands, Australian rugby league fullback, captain and coach (24 Tests; St. George), born in Wollongong, New South Wales (d. 2018)
  • John Thompson, American Basketball Hall of Fame center, coach and broadcaster (NBA C'ship 1965, 66, Boston Celtics; coach NCAA C'ship 1984, Georgetown), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2020)
1941 Highlights

About September 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo