1941

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1941 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1941
MCMXLI
Ab urbe condita 2694
Armenian calendar 1390
ԹՎ ՌՅՂ
Assyrian calendar 6691
Bahá'í calendar 97–98
Balinese saka calendar 1862–1863
Bengali calendar 1348
Berber calendar 2891
British Regnal year Geo. 6 – 6 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2485
Burmese calendar 1303
Byzantine calendar 7449–7450
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4637 or 4577
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4638 or 4578
Coptic calendar 1657–1658
Discordian calendar 3107
Ethiopian calendar 1933–1934
Hebrew calendar 5701–5702
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1997–1998
 - Shaka Samvat 1862–1863
 - Kali Yuga 5041–5042
Holocene calendar 11941
Igbo calendar 941–942
Iranian calendar 1319–1320
Islamic calendar 1359–1360
Japanese calendar Shōwa 16
(昭和16年)
Javanese calendar 1871–1872
Juche calendar 30
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4274
Minguo calendar ROC 30
民國30年
Nanakshahi calendar 473
Thai solar calendar 2484
Tibetan calendar 阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
2067 or 1686 or 914
    — to —
阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
2068 or 1687 or 915

1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1941st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 941st year of the 2nd millennium, the 41st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1940s decade.

Events

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.

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October

October 29 – WWII: The Kaunas massacre of October 29, 1941 takes place, over 9,200 Lithuanian Jews are shot dead.

November

December

USS Arizona ablaze after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Date unknown

Births

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Deaths

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November

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Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ ""The Bormann Decree" banning the use of the Fraktur typeface". About.com. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  2. ^ 8 U.S.C. § 1402.
  3. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. pp. 140–143. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. .
  4. ^ 260–165.
  5. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1974). The Shell Book of Firsts. London: Ebury Press. pp. 124–5. 
  6. ^ BBC (archived from the original)
  7. ^ Quigley, Carroll (1966). Tragedy And Hope. New York: Macmillan. p. 738. ISBN 0-945001-10-X. 
  8. ^ Playfair, Major-General I. S. O.; with Flynn R. N., Captain F. C.; Molony, Brigadier C. J. C. & Toomer, Air Vice-Marshal S. E. (2004) [1st. pub. HMSO 1956]. Butler, J. R. M, ed. The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume II The Germans come to the help of their Ally (1941). History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military Series. Naval & Military Press. pp. 182–3. ISBN 1-84574-066-1. 
  9. ^ Proclamation of Unlimited National Emergency, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, May 27, 1941
  10. ^ Lang, Karl (1988). Solidarité, débats, mouvement: cent ans de Parti socialiste suisse, 1888-1988. Lausanne: Editions d'en bas. pp. 270–2. 
  11. ^ http://www.bulova.com/about/about.aspx
  12. ^ "A U. S. Television Chronology, 1875-1970". 
  13. ^ "The Jedwabne Tragedy". Polish Academic Information Center, University at Buffalo. 2000. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  14. ^ J. R. T. Wood (1983). The Welensky Papers: A History of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Graham Publishing. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-620-06410-1. 
  15. ^ Hayes, Peter; Roth, John K., eds. (2010). The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies. Oxford University Press. p. 122. ISBN 9780199211869. 
  16. ^ Vermont declares war on Germany
  17. ^ "No Sabotage Found in Firestone Blaze by FBI Men Making Probe". The Herald News. Fall River. 1941-10-14. p. 1. 
  18. ^ Robert Forczyk (2008). Sevastopol 1942, Von Manstein's triumph, p. 40. ISBN 978-1-84603-221-9
  19. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. pp. 186–191. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 
  20. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 114. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 
  21. ^ a b c d Shaw, Antony (2005). World War II Day by Day. Staplehurst: Spellmount. ISBN 1-86227-304-9. 
  22. ^ Brown, Robert J. (1998). Manipulating the Ether: the Power of Broadcast Radio in Thirties America. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. pp. 117–120. ISBN 0-7864-2066-9. 
  23. ^ The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and the United States Naval Academy Foundation website, usna.com; accessed December 4, 2014.

Further reading

  • William K. Klingaman. 1941: Our Lives in a World on the Edge (1988) world perspective based on primary sources by a scholar.

External links

  • 1941 Coin Pictures, coinpage.com; accessed December 4, 2014.
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