1941 (MCMXLI, in Roman numerals) was a common year of 365 days in the Gregorian Calendar, its Sunday letter was E, it had 52 weeks, beginning on a Wednesday, and ending on a Wednesday as well.
5 March Ethiopia proclaims its independence from Fascist Italy.
June 22 Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union (USSR).
December 18 - World War II: Japanese troops invade Hong Kong.
December 7th The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the island of Pearl Harbor Hawaii.
January 14 - Milan Kučan, president of Slovenia from 1991 to 2002.
March 27 - Ivan Gašparovič, president of Slovakia since 2004.
April 19 - Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer and songwriter.
May 13 - Ritchie Valens, Singer and Composer known for the Music "La Bamba" (d. 1959).
May 24 - Bob Dylan, American musician and songwriter.
May 25 - Vladimir Voronin, President of Moldova from 2001 to 2009.
June 4 - Sheila Fitzpatrick, Australian historian.
June 19 - Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic.
July 1 - Robertinho Silva, Brazilian musician.
July 3 - Liamine Zéroual, president of Algeria from 1994 to 1999.
August 20 - Slobodan Milošević, President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000 (d. 2006).
September 13 - Ahmet Necdet Sezer, President of Turkey 2000-2007.
October 5 - Eduardo Alberto Duhalde, president of Argentina from 2002 to 2003.
December 19 - Lee Myung-bak, President of South Korea, from 2008 to 2013.
January 8 - Robert Baden-Powell, founder of Scouting (b. 1857)
January 13 - James Joyce, Irish writer (b. 1882).
February 28 - Alfonso XIII of Spain, King of Spain from 1886 to 1931 (b. 1886)
June 4 - William II of Germany, German Emperor and King of Prussia. (n. 1859).
October 18 - Manuel Teixeira Gomes, politician, diplomat, writer and president of the First Portuguese Republic from 1923 to 1925 (b.1862).
November 17 - Ernest Udet, German military and airman.
November 25 - Pedro Aguirre Cerda, politician, lawyer, educator and presidents of Chile from 1938 to 1941 (b. 1879).
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Epacta and age of the Moon