Wednesday 6 August 1941US date format: 8/6/1941, UK date format: 6/8/1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Étienne and Joseph Gonzales.
The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
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- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Jean-Claude Étienne
- Doris Ernestine Hays: Composer.
- Joseph Gonzales
- Lyle Berman: American businessman and poker player.
- Ray Culp: American baseball player.
- Andrew Green: Baron Green of Deddington English...
- Detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning
- Six-year-old Elaine Esposito goes to an appendix operation in Florida and lapses into a coma. She dies in 1978, still in a coma.