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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1941?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1941 1st US commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tennessee
  • 02 Mar 1941 World War II: First German military units enter Bulgaria after it joined the Axis Pact.
  • 04 Mar 1941 Serbian Prince Paul visits Hitler
  • 07 Mar 1941 3rd largest snowfall in NYC history (18.1)
  • 08 Mar 1941 1st baseball player drafted into WWII (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies)
  • 10 Mar 1941 Lee MacPhail, Dodger GM predicts all players will wear batting helmets
  • 11 Mar 1941 FDR signs Lend-Lease Bill (lend money to Britain)
  • 12 Mar 1941 German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in the Netherlands
  • 13 Mar 1941 A Bougne forms AGRA (Amis du Grand Reich Allemand).
  • 14 Mar 1941 Xavier Cugat and Orchestra record Babalu
  • 15 Mar 1941 Blizzard in North Dakota kills 151.
  • 16 Mar 1941 National Gallery of Art opens in Washington DC
  • 17 Mar 1941 In Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • 19 Mar 1941 Jimmy Dorsey and Orchestra record Green Eyes andMaria Elena
  • 20 Mar 1941 Nazi-German / Yugoslav pact drawn
  • 21 Mar 1941 Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon in 13 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 22 Mar 1941 Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State goes into operation.
  • 24 Mar 1941 Glenn Miller begins work on his 1st movie for 20th Century Fox
  • 25 Mar 1941 Carolina Paprika Mills in Dillon SC, incorporated
  • 27 Mar 1941 Hitler signs Directive 27 (assault on Yugoslavia)
  • 28 Mar 1941 Sea battle at Cape Matapan: British fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy.
  • 29 Mar 1941 WPAT radio in New Jersey begins broadcasting (country music format)
  • 30 Mar 1941 German counter offensive in North-Africa.
  • 31 Mar 1941 Germany begins a counter offensive in Africa

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Movies

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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 Devil and Miss Jones

The Devil and Miss Jones

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States of America

Adventures of Captain Marvel

Adventures of Captain Marvel

Release year: 1941

Directed by: John English, William Witney

Starring: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie

That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood

Country: United States of America

The Great Lie

The Great Lie

Release year: 1941

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson