Monday 8 December 1941
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Duke Cunningham and Geoff Hurst.
Remember the Day, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1941 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Duke Cunningham
- Geoff Hurst: English footballer and manager.
- Brinkman : American baseball player, a right-handed shortstop who played with the Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees between 1961 and 1975.
- Cunningham : American politician, called one of the most corrupt Congressmen ever.
- Bob Brown: American football player, offensive tackle.
- Albert J: Evenhuis; Dutch UnderSecretary of Economic (VVD).
- Robert Brown: Cleveland sports Champions.
- Ed Brinkman: American baseball player and coach (d. 2008).
- Bobby Elliott: English drummer (The Hollies).
- Mike Heron: Scottish musician, a singer, guitarist, pan flutist and member of "The Incredible String Band.
- Randall Cunningham: First Navy Vietnam Ace, American politician.
- Destruction Camp Chelmo opens
- London: Dutch government declares Japan the war
- San Francisco 1st blackout, at 6:15pm
- US and Britain declare war on Japan, US enters WWII
- Russian 16th army recaptures Krijukovo.
- Japanese bombers and fighters attack Luzon in the Philippine Islands. They destroy many Curtiss P-40 fighters, B-17 bombers, and one of two operational radar stations.
- United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares December 7 to be ''a date which will live in infamy'', after which the U.S. and the Republic of China declare war against Japan.