Thursday 23 January 1941
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pascual Maragall and Jock Anderson.
High Sierra, directed by Raoul Walsh, 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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- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Pascual Maragall: Spanish executive who was named head of the Olympic Committee, which was responsible for organizing the Barcelona games in 1992.
- Jock Anderson: Australian economist and academic.
- João Ribeiro: Brazilian journalist author and academic (d. 2014).
- Dobri Khristov: Composer, dies at 65.
- WOR-AM in Newark New Jersey moves to New York City
- Charles Lindbergh testifies before the U.S. Congress and recommends that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.
- Ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center.
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