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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1941?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1941 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn.
  • 03 Feb 1941 US Supreme Court upholds Federal Wage and Hour law, sets minimum wages and maximum hours.
  • 04 Feb 1941 Former Dutch Premier De Geer flies to Berlin
  • 05 Feb 1941 Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to the Netherlands
  • 06 Feb 1941 Auke Adema win 6th official Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race (9:19).
  • 07 Feb 1941 Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record Everything Happens to Me
  • 08 Feb 1941 Japanese armored barges cross Strait of Johore to attack Singapore.
  • 09 Feb 1941 British troops conquer El Agheila.
  • 10 Feb 1941 Anti-Nazi Het Parool begins publishing in the Netherlands
  • 11 Feb 1941 Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli
  • 12 Feb 1941 Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms, under Ascher / Cohen
  • 13 Feb 1941 Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council.
  • 14 Feb 1941 Cebrie Park in the Bronx renamed Halsey Street
  • 15 Feb 1941 Duke Ellington 1st records Take the A Train
  • 17 Feb 1941 Joe Louis knocks out Gus Dorazio in two rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 19 Feb 1941 Nazi police attacks and driven away from Koco Amsterdam (by young Jews)
  • 20 Feb 1941 Romania breaks relations with Netherlands.
  • 21 Feb 1941 US Senate accepts Omar Bradley's demotion to Brigadier-General.
  • 22 Feb 1941 German assault on El Agheila, Libya.
  • 24 Feb 1941 43 Geuzen resistance fighter trial opens in The Hague.
  • 25 Feb 1941 February Strike: In occupied Amsterdam, a general strike is declared in response to increasing anti-Jewish measures instituted by the Nazis.
  • 26 Feb 1941 Utrecht and Zaandam strike against raid on Jews.
  • 27 Feb 1941 The New Zealand Division cruiser HMS ''Leander'' (1931) sinks Italian armed merchant raider ''Ramb I'' off the Maldives.
  • 28 Feb 1941 39 U-boats (197,000 ton) sunk this month

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Movies

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The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

The Strawberry Blonde

The Strawberry Blonde

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale

Country: United States of America

Prairie Pioneers

Prairie Pioneers

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Esther Estrella

Flying Wild

Flying Wild

Release year: 1941

Directed by: William West

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Joan Barclay, Dave O'Brien