Tuesday April 15, 1941

US date format: 4/15/1941, UK date format: 15/4/1941

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marius Masse and Beverly Potts. Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • First helicopter flight of one hour duration, Stratford, Connecticut.
  • In the Belfast Blitz, two-hundred bombers of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) attack Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom killing one thousand people.
  • WWII: Axis forces reach Halfaya Pass on the Libyan-Egyptian frontier.

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Movies

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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States of America

The Wagons Roll at Night

The Wagons Roll at Night

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Joan Leslie

Lady from Louisiana

Lady from Louisiana

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Starring: John Wayne, Ona Munson, Ray Middleton, Henry Stephenson

Invisible Ghost

Invisible Ghost

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1941 is your birthday you're 79 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months.
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