Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1941 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1941
MCMXLI
Ab urbe condita2694
Armenian calendar1390
ԹՎ ՌՅՂ
Assyrian calendar6691
Baháʼí calendar97–98
Balinese saka calendar1862–1863
Bengali calendar1348
Berber calendar2891
British Regnal yearGeo. 6 – 6 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2485
Burmese calendar1303
Byzantine calendar7449–7450
Chinese calendar庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4637 or 4577
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4638 or 4578
Coptic calendar1657–1658
Discordian calendar3107
Ethiopian calendar1933–1934
Hebrew calendar5701–5702
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1997–1998
 - Shaka Samvat1862–1863
 - Kali Yuga5041–5042
Holocene calendar11941
Igbo calendar941–942
Iranian calendar1319–1320
Islamic calendar1359–1360
Japanese calendarShōwa 16
(昭和16年)
Javanese calendar1871–1872
Juche calendar30
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4274
Minguo calendarROC 30
民國30年
Nanakshahi calendar473
Thai solar calendar2484
Tibetan calendar阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
2067 or 1686 or 914
    — to —
阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
2068 or 1687 or 915

1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1941st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 941st year of the 2nd millennium, the 41st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1940s decade.

Events

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

January

Main article: January 1941

February

Main article: February 1941

March

Main article: March 1941

April

Main article: April 1941


Ansel Adams photograph of the Hoover Dam in 1941.
Ansel Adams photograph of the Hoover Dam in 1941.

May

Main article: May 1941

June

Main article: June 1941

July

Main article: July 1941

August

Main article: August 1941

September

Main article: September 1941

October

Main article: October 1941

November

Main article: November 1941

December

Main article: December 1941

USS Arizona ablaze after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
USS Arizona ablaze after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Abdiqasim Salad Hassan
Hayao Miyazaki
Joan Baez
Faye Dunaway
Plácido Domingo
Neil Diamond
Aaron Neville
Dick Cheney

February

Nick Nolte
Sergio Mendes
Kim Jong-il
Paddy Ashdown

March

Mike Love
Bernardo Bertolucci
Bruno Ganz
Richard Dawkins

April

Eric Braeden
Bobby Moore
Ryan O'Neal
Ann-Margret

May

Eric Burdon
Goh Chok Tong
Bob Dylan
William Nordhaus

June

Stacy Keach
Charlie Watts
George Pell
Mickey Jones
Václav Klaus
Liz Mohn
Eduardo Suplicy
Ed Bradley
Charles Whitman
Stokely Carmichael
Otto Sander

July

Alfred G. Gilman
Epeli Nailatikau
Bill Oddie
Jim Rodford
Robert Forster
Lonnie Mack
Neelie Kroes
Diogo Freitas do Amaral
George Clinton
Sergio Mattarella
Darlene Love
Peter Cullen
David Warner
Paul Anka

August

Martha Stewart
Hage Geingob
David Crosby
Ibrahim Babangida

September

Bernie Sanders
Christopher Connelly
Otis Redding
Ahmet Necdet Sezer

October

Chubby Checker
Eduardo Duhalde
Jesse Jackson
Paul Simon
Helen Reddy

November

Art Garfunkel
Franco Nero
Pete Best
Percy Sledge

December

Beau Bridges
Kyu Sakamoto
Lee Myung-bak
Alex Ferguson

Deaths

January

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
James Joyce

February

Frederick Banting
King Alfonso XIII of Spain

March

Gutzon Borglum
Virginia Woolf

April

May

June

Hans Berger
Lou Gehrig
Wilhelm II
Louis Chevrolet

July

Rudolf Ramek

August

Rabindranath Tagore
Maximilian Kolbe

September

Hans Spemann

October

November

Chris Watson
Pedro Aguirre Cerda

December

Blessed Martyrs of Drina

Nobel Prizes

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