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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1941: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1941?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1941 Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq.
  • 02 Apr 1941 USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittles B-25 departs from San Francisco
  • 03 Apr 1941 Churchill warns Stalin of German invasion
  • 04 Apr 1941 German troops conquer Banghazi.
  • 05 Apr 1941 In SF, Castro and Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses
  • 06 Apr 1941 Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade (17,000 die)
  • 08 Apr 1941 Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 09 Apr 1941 PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame.
  • 10 Apr 1941 In Washington, USA, a treaty is signed with the Danish government for the US to take over protection of Greenland.
  • 11 Apr 1941 Jewish Weekly newspaper taken control by Nazis
  • 12 Apr 1941 WWII: German troops enter Belgrade.
  • 13 Apr 1941 Russian-Japan no-attack treaty goes into effect
  • 14 Apr 1941 King Peter leaves Yugoslavia.
  • 15 Apr 1941 First helicopter flight of one hour duration, Stratford, Connecticut.
  • 16 Apr 1941 Little Theater at Adelphi Strand closes.
  • 17 Apr 1941 British troop land in Iraq / Yugoslavia; surrender to Nazis
  • 18 Apr 1941 WWII: Prime Minister of Greece Alexandros Koryzis commits suicide as German troops approach Athens.
  • 19 Apr 1941 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of Rhode Island in 2:30:38.
  • 20 Apr 1941 Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps
  • 21 Apr 1941 Greece surrenders to Nazi-Germany
  • 23 Apr 1941 Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek King George II to Egypt
  • 24 Apr 1941 Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes a British Royal Air Force pilot.
  • 25 Apr 1941 Operation Merkur: Hitler orders conquest of Kreta
  • 26 Apr 1941 A tradition begins, first organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs).
  • 27 Apr 1941 German troops occupy Athens, Greece.
  • 28 Apr 1941 Last British troops in Greece surrender.
  • 30 Apr 1941 Spread of Judaism begins in Croatia.

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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

M

M

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America