Monday 17 March 1941, St. Patrick's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Kantner and Jeff Sanders.
The Devil and Miss Jones, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
On TV people were watching Tom and Jerry.
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What the sky looked like on 17 March 1941
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Paul Kantner: American guitarist, singer and songwriter, known for co-founding Jefferson Airplane, a leading psychedelic rock band of the counterculture era, and its more commercial spin-off band Jefferson Starship.
- Jeff Sanders: American psychologist and professor, ran for Congress (Dem) 19th district, Southwestern Pennsylvania, in 2000.
- Clarence Collins: American singer (Imperials - "Tears on My Pillow").
- Edward Harper: Composer.
- Max Stafford-Clark: English director and academic.
- Wang Jin-pyng: Taiwanese soldier and politician.
- Gene Pitney in Hartford: Connecticut, USA; rock singer ("Town without Pity").
- In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.