Year 1941 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 6 US President Franklin Roosevelt makes his "Four Freedoms" speech (freedom of speech and worship; freedom from want and fear) during his US State of Union address [1] [2]
  • Jan 7 Chinese Kuomintang forces under orders from Chiang Kai-shek open fire on the surrounded Communist New Fourth Army at Maolin, Anhui Province, killing or capturing 7,000 troops

Historical Marriages

  • Feb 22 Future CIA Director William J. Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz
  • Apr 19 Youngest Mitford sister Deborah Mitford marries Andrew Cavendish, son of the Duke of Devonshire in London
  • May 4 Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley (23) weds Ethel Arnold

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