Tuesday 2 December 1941
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom McGuiness and Paul C W Chu in China physicist.
The Wolf Man, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while The Sun Is My Undoing by Marguerite Steen was one of the best selling books.
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Tom McGuiness: rocker (McGuiness-Flint).
- Paul C W Chu in China physicist: superconductivity researcher.
- Mike England: Welsh footballer and manager.
- Naval Intelligence ceases bugging Japanese consul
- Yamamoto sends his fleet to Pearl Harbor
- Largest roller-skating rink (outside of New York City) opens in Peekskill, New York.
- Japanese Yamamoto sends his fleet to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
- US Naval Intelligence ceases bugging Japanese consul.
- New York Giants name Mel Ott as player-manager, replacing Bill Terry.
- WWII ampndash Attack on Pearl Harbor: The code message quotClimb Mount Niitakaquot is transmitted to the Japanese task force, indicating that negotiations have broken down and that the attack is to be carried out according to plan.
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