Monday 5 May 1941
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Ragulin and Howie Komives NBA star (New York Knicks.
Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, 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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- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Aleksandr Ragulin: USSR -- Ice hockey play (1964, 68, 72 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Howie Komives NBA star (New York Knicks: Buffalo Braves).
- Stanley Cowell: American jazz musician, pianist, composer, and keyboard player.
- Georges Casolari: .
- Alexander Ragulin: Russian ice hockey player (d. 2004).
- Natalija Obrenovic: Queen of Serbia (Born 1859).
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert E Sherwood (There shall be no night)
- Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; the country commemorates the date as Liberation Day or Patriots' Victory Day.
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