Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 10 months and 27 days
- First flights of the de Havilland Mosquito and Martin B-26 Marauder.
- Football team University of Michigan retires Tom Harmon's #98
- SS Patria carrying illegal immigrants sinks in port of Haifa, 200 die
- Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"