August 1941 calendar

August 1941
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1941: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1941?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1941 Luftwaffe bombs German 23rd division
  • 02 Aug 1941 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman
  • 03 Aug 1941 Benzine sales limited in US
  • 04 Aug 1941 Dodger Mickey Owens is 1st to catch 3 foul flies in an inning (3rd)
  • 06 Aug 1941 Detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning
  • 07 Aug 1941 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania.
  • 08 Aug 1941 20 divisions of Russian 6th / 12th Army surrender at Oeman
  • 09 Aug 1941 Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR
  • 11 Aug 1941 FRD and Prime Minister Winston Churchill sign Atlantic Charter
  • 12 Aug 1941 French Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany
  • 13 Aug 1941 Red army evacuates Smolensk
  • 14 Aug 1941 Atlantic Charter signed by FDR and Churchill
  • 15 Aug 1941 Kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto
  • 16 Aug 1941 HMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England.
  • 17 Aug 1941 German raider attacks Dutch SS Kota Nopan
  • 18 Aug 1941 Concentration camp Amersfoort opens
  • 19 Aug 1941 Ump Jocko Conlan ejects Pirate manager Frankie Frisch for coming out on field holding an umbrella to get a rainout
  • 20 Aug 1941 Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males
  • 22 Aug 1941 Nazi troops reach Lenningrad
  • 24 Aug 1941 WWII: A Luftwaffe bomb hits an Estonian steamer with 3,500 Soviet-mobilized Estonian men on board, killing 598 of them.
  • 25 Aug 1941 English and Russian troops attack pro-German Iran
  • 27 Aug 1941 Shah of Iran abdicates throne to his son Reza Pahlawi
  • 28 Aug 1941 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
  • 29 Aug 1941 German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
  • 30 Aug 1941 Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WWII
  • 31 Aug 1941 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America