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The Reluctant Dragon
   was released in   
1941
Dumbo
   was released in   
1941
Steven Spielberg
   directed   
1941 (1979)
1941
   Australian Prime Minister was   
Arthur Fadden
Country
1941
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Bobby Riggs
d. Frank Kovacs 5-7 6-1 6-3 6-3
1941
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Sarah Palfrey Cooke
1941
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
5 games v. Brooklyn Dodgers
1941
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Franklin D. Roosevelt
For the third time
1941
   the winner was   
Bruce Smith
HB from Minnesota
1941
   was the year   
Pearl Harbor Was Attacked by Japan
On December 7, 1941 the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the Pacific Fleet of the US Navy moored at Pearl Harbor. This brought about the US entry into World War II. While The Japanese attack made mincemeat out of "Battleship Row," the entire U.S. Carrier force was out to sea and was not touched, a fact which would come back to haunt the Japanese later in the war.
1941
   was the year   
Velcro Was Invented
The idea came to Georges de Mestral when he became interested in Burdock seeds that stuck to his dog. The word velcro is a shortening of Velours Crochet, which translates as Velvet Hook.
1941
   was the year   
US Declared War on Japan
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the headquarters of the American Pacific Fleet.
1941
   champions were   
Wisconsin
Chubby Checker
   was born on   
October 3, 1941
Singer, "The Twist"
Paul Simon
   was born on   
October 13, 1941
American singer, songwriter
Bob Dylan
   was born on   
May 24, 1941
American popular singer
1941
   the winner was   
Rosemary LaPlanche
Los Angeles, California
1941
   saw the release of   
Road to Zanzibar
Stranded in Africa, Chuck Reardon (Bing Crosby) and his pal Fearless Frazier (Bob Hope) have comic versions of jungle adventures, featuring two attractive con-women.
1941
   the winner was   
How Green Was My Valley
Directed by John Ford for 20th Century Fox
1941
   the winner was   
Whirlaway
Eddie Arcaro - Triple Crown Winner
1941
   winner of The Masters was   
Craig Wood
First golfer to lead The Masters every round and win (wire to wire).
1941
   the winners were   
Cambridge University
Win Bischoff
   was born on   
May 10, 1941
CEO (Schroders)
Ken Berry
   was born on   
May 10, 1941
Baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
Danny Rapp
   was born on   
May 10, 1941
Phila, rocker (Danny and Juniors)
U.S.S. Maryland
      
Present at Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941
Commissioned July 1921 -- BB-46 --
U.S.S. Oklahoma
      
Capsized at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
Commissioned May 1916 -- BB-37
U.S.S. Tennessee
      
Attacked at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
Commissioned June 1920 -- BB-43
U.S.S. Utah
      
Attacked and Sunk at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
Commissioned August 1911 -- BB-31
President F. D. Roosevelt Declared December 7, 1941 the 'Day of Infamy'
   is   
True
Pearl Harbour
1941
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Skipton
Jockey - Billy Cook, Trainer - J. Fryer, Owner - J. J. Kitson, Time - 3.23.75
1941
      
James Joyce Died
1941
   was the year   
James Joyce Died
1941
   was the year   
The German Battleship Bismarck Sank
By the British navy, May 26
Reuben Nakian
   created the sculpture   
The Rape of Lucrece, 1941
1941
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Whirlaway
Triple Crown winner -- Eddie Arcaro on board -- Trainer Ben A. Jones -- Calumet Farm -- 1:58.80
1941
   winner was   
Whirlaway
Triple Crown Winner with Eddie Arcaro up, Trainer: Ben A. Jones, Owner: Calumet Farm -- 2:31.00
1941
   winner was   
Whirlaway
Eddie Arcaro up, Trainer: Ben A. Jones, Owner: Calumet Farm
1941
   was won by   
William Dargie
For the painting 'Sir James Elder, K.B.E.'
1941
   was the year   
Virginia Woolf Died
Air Force Roundel of Bulgaria 1941
   is   

1941
   saw the   
Siege of Sevastopol
From 30 Oct to 4 July, 1942, German struggle for control of Soviet Black Sea naval base
1941
   saw the   
Siege of Leningrad
Unsuccessful operation by German forces to capture Leningrad (Saint Petersburg)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
   won the Grey Cup in   
1941
Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated Ottawa Rough Riders 18-16 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 29, 1941
January 20, 1941
   the oath was recited by   
Franklin D. Roosevelt
East Portico, U.S. Capitol by Charles E. Hughes, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Indian Four 1941
   is   

Very unusual for Americans
1941 -42
   was won by   
No One
The league was suspended due to the Second World War
1941
   was the year   
The German Battleship Bismarck Sank
By the British navy, May 26
1941
   was the year   
Pearl Harbor Was Attacked by Japan
On December 7, 1941 the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the Pacific Fleet of the US Navy moored at Pearl Harbor. This brought about the US entry into World War II. While The Japanese attack made mincemeat out of "Battleship Row," the entire U.S. Carrier force was out to sea and was not touched, a fact which would come back to haunt the Japanese later in the war.
1941
   was the year of the   
Siege of Sevastopol
From 30 Oct to 4 July, 1942, German struggle for control of Soviet Black Sea naval base






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