Wednesday 15 January 1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet] and Beefheart .
High Sierra, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while This Above All by Eric Knight was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet]: Rocker (Bongo Fury, Shiny Beast).
- Beefheart : American musician, popular in the '60s and '70s and considered one of the most influential musician on the psychedelic rock scene.
- Gamble Benedict: American heiress to the Remington Typewriter fortune.
- John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford E. Berry describe the workings of the Atanasoff–Berry Computer in print.
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