Sunday December 07, 1941: on this day

December 07, 1941 was the 341st day of the year 1941, under the sign of Sagittarius and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is December 07, 1941 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on December 07, 1941, who was born and died on December 07, 1941, what holidays and observances are celebrated on December 07, 1941, which were the most popular songs (ex. Blues in the Night by Woody Herman & His Orchestra), movies (e.g. The Common Touch, directed by John Baxter), TV series books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 7th, 1941 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was December 07, 1941?

December 07, 1941 was a Sunday and it was the 341st day of the year 1941 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 07, 1941 can also be written as 12/7/1941 in the US and as 7/12/1941 in UK and Europe.

December 07, 1941 in December 1941 calendar


December 07, 1941: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on December 07, 1941:

  • Australian bombers land on timor / ambon
  • Japanese attack pearl harbor
  • German siege of tobruk ends after 8 months.
  • Japan attacks philippines, wake, guam, malaya, thailand, shanghai, and declares war on us and great britain.
  • Nacht and nebel erlass, resistance fighters, sent to concentration camps.
  • World war ii: attack on pearl harbor : the imperial japanese navy attacks the united states pacific fleet and its defending army air forces and marine air forces at pearl harbor, hawaii, causing a declaration of war upon japan by the united states.
  • First japanese submarine sunk by a us ship (uss ward).
  • (0810 hours) in pearl harbor, the uss arizona is stuck by a 1760-pound aerial armor-piercing bomb, which detonates over one million pounds of gunpowder in the ship's forward deck, killing 1177 crewmen.
  • December 8, japan standard time) ampndash wwii:
  • Tobruk's garrison is relieved.
  • President of the united states franklin d. roosevelt's ampquotinfamyampquot address to a joint session of congress at 12:30 p.m. est (17.30 gmt) and transmitted live over all four major national networks attracts the largest audience ever for an american radio broadcast, over 81% of homes.
  • Holocaust: the nazi german extermination camp chelmno opens in occupied poland near a small village called chełmno nad nerem. between december 1941-april 1943 and june 1944-january 1945 at least 153,000 people are killed in the camp.
  • World war ii: attack on pearl harbor: the imperial japanese navy carries out a surprise attack on the united states pacific fleet and its defending army and marine air forces at pearl harbor, hawaii. (for japan's near-simultaneous attacks on eastern hemisphere targets, see december 8.)

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December 07, 1941: What were the main match results that day?

NFL - American Football

  • Brooklyn Dodgers - New York Giants : 21 - 7
  • Chicago Bears - Chicago Cardinals : 34 - 24
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Washington Redskins : 14 - 20

December 07, 1941: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 7th is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and who should a Sagittarius marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 07, 1941: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 07, 1941 is Snake and the associated element is Metal.

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December 07, 1941: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on December 07, 1941 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 07, 1941 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 07, 1941 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 80% full, rising at 08:04 pm and setting at 10:23 am.

The previous full moon was on Dec 03, 1941 while the next full moon would come on Jan 02, 1942.

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Who was born on December 07, 1941?

Famous people born on December 07, 1941:

  • Tillman Thomas

    British Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament.

  • Carole Simpson

    First African-American woman to anchor a major network newscast.

  • Reg Lewis

    Reg Lewis was a British boxer who became the world heavyweight champion in 1959.

  • Melba Pattillo Beals

    American journalist and activist.

  • Melba Beals

    American activist and journalist.

  • Bruce Nauman


  • Mane Bajić
  • Johnny Schuth

Whose famous birthday is on December 7th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 7th:

  • Shiri Appleby
    Shiri Appleby

    Shiri Appleby is an American actress, director, and producer known for her roles in television shows such as 'Roswell' and 'UnREAL'.

  • Emily Browning
    Emily Browning

    Australian actress and singer.

  • Jennifer Carpenter
    Jennifer Carpenter

    American actress, star of "the exorcism of emily rose" she graduated from the juilliard school and appeared on broadway with laura linney,...

  • Aaron Carter
    Aaron Carter

    American singer who rose to fame in the late 1990s as a pop and hip hop singer.

  • Ellen Burstyn
    Ellen Burstyn

    American actress, theater and film star who first appeared on screen in 1964.

  • Eli Wallach
    Eli Wallach

    American actor, tv and stage actor.

  • Georges Corraface
    Georges Corraface

    President of the thessaloniki international film festival, greek actor.

  • John Terry
    John Terry

    Soccer player.

  • Jeffrey Wright
    Jeffrey Wright

    Award-winning American actor known for his roles in 'Westworld' and 'The Hunger Games'.

  • Louis Prima
    Louis Prima

    American actor and trumpet player (d. 1978).

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December 07, 1941: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 4 months old,

or 988 months and 15 days old,

or 4298 weeks and 1 day old,

or 30087 days old,

if you were born on December 07, 1941.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 07, 1941?

There are 229 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday December 7th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 07, 1941?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on December 07, 1941.


December 07, 1941: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on December 07, 1941:

  • Isaac C. Kidd

    American admiral (b. 1884).

  • Robert Lawrence Leopold

    American sailor (b. 1916).

  • Herbert Hugo Menges

    American sailor (b. 1917).

  • Robert R. Scott

    American sailor (b. 1915).

  • Peter Tomich

    American sailor (b. 1893).

  • Eldon P. Wyman

    American sailor (b. 1917).

  • Franklin Van Valkenburgh

    American captain (b. 1888).

  • Robert Uhlmann

    American sailor (b. 1919).

  • Aloysius Schmitt

    American priest and sailor (b. 1909).

  • Thomas James Reeves

    American sailor (b. 1895).

  • Mervyn S. Bennion

    American captain (b. 1887).

  • Frederick Curtice Davis

    American sailor (b. 1915).

  • Julius Ellsberry

    American sailor (b. 1921).

  • John C. England

    American sailor (b. 1920).

  • Edwin J. Hill

    American sailor (b. 1894).

  • Ralph Hollis

    American sailor (b. 1906).

  • Herbert C. Jones

    American sailor (b. 1918).

  • Iida

    Japanese pilot / lt, dies in battle at 28.

  • Cecil Forsyth

    Composer dies at 71.

  • Among the 2

    400 people were killed in the attack on pearl harbor.

What famous deaths happened on December 7th?

Famous deaths on December 7th:

  • Joan Bennett
    Joan Bennett

    American actress.

  • Harry Morgan
    Harry Morgan

    American actor and director (d. 2011).

  • Greg Lake
    Greg Lake

    British musician (emerson, lake & palmer).

  • Steve Reevis
    Steve Reevis

    Native american actor (b. 1962).

  • Shirley Stelfox
    Shirley Stelfox

    English actress (d. 2015).

  • Jeanne Cagney
    Jeanne Cagney

    Actress (quicksand kentucky rifle), dies aged 65.

  • Elga Andersen
    Elga Andersen

    German/french model/actress (global affair) dies at 58.

  • Lavene Kirkpatrick

    First female U.S.

  • Ulice Payne-Gaposchkin

    Pioneering female astronomer who discovered the composition of stars.

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December 07, 1941: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on December 07, 1941:

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
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December 07, 1941: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 07, 1941 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 1st and December 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

December 07, 1941: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 07, 1941 was Blues in the Night by Woody Herman & His Orchestra, according to the music chart for the week December 1st and December 7th.

December 07, 1941: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 07, 1941 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 1st and December 7th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Blues in the Night
  2. - By-U By-O (The Lou'siana Lullaby)
  3. - Shepherd Serenade

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December 07, 1941: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 07, 1941 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Common Touch

The Common Touch

Release year: 1941

Directed by: John Baxter

Starring: Greta Gynt, Geoffrey Hibbert, Joyce Howard, Harry Welchman

West of Cimarron

West of Cimarron

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier



Release year: 1941

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Shirley Temple, Herbert Marshall, Laraine Day, Gail Patrick

Law of the Timber

Law of the Timber

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Marjorie Reynolds, Monte Blue, J. Farrell MacDonald, Sven Hugo Borg

The Wolf Man

The Wolf Man

Release year: 1941

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States of America


Who was the US President on December 07, 1941?

On December 07, 1941 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 07, 1941?

On December 07, 1941 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 07, 1941?

On December 07, 1941 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about December 7th?

December 7th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 7th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 7th, such as:

  • 2018 - European migration crisis: medecins sans frontieres rescue ship aquarius 2 stops migrant rescue operations at the mediterranean sea. it cites sustained attacks by european governments on rescue and search efforts, especially in italy.
  • 2017 - Positions on jerusalem: in practice, the czech republic recognizes west jerusalem in its capital. (czech ministry of foreign affairs). rodrigo duterte, president of the philippines, expresses interest to move his country's embassy from tel aviv into jerusalem.
  • 2016 - Syrian civil war: battle of aleppo (2012)-present, aleppo offensive (2016): syrian rebels leave aleppo's old city. (bbc). turkish military intervention in syria: turkish air force strikes 12 islamic state of iraq targets in al-bab district. at least 23 militants were killed.

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What happened in 1941?

1941 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Hitler signs Directive 27
  • Yugoslavian coup gets rid of pro-German Prince Paul
  • 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched

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What was the calendar for December 1941?

December 1941 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how December 1941 calendar looked like.

Sunday December 7, 1941