Thursday 15 May 1941
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lainie Kazan in Brooklyn and Richard Edward Wilson.
Blood and Sand, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while The Sun Is My Undoing by Marguerite Steen was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1941 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Lainie Kazan in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches).
- Richard Edward Wilson: Composer.
- KT Oslin: American musician.
- K T Oslin in Crossett: Arkansas, USA; country singer (1980s Ladies).
- Eddy Schutz: .
- Jaxon : American illustrator and publisher co-founded the Rip Off Press (d. 2006)
- 1st British turbojet flies
- Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yanks lose 13-1
- Nazi occupiers in the Netherlands forbid Jewish music
- British attack Halfaya-pass and Fort Capuzzo in Egypt and Libya.
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