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Gregorian calendar 1941
MCMXLI
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Baháʼí calendar 97–98
Balinese saka calendar 1862–1863
Bengali calendar 1348
Berber calendar 2891
British Regnal year 5  Geo. 6   6  Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2485
Burmese calendar 1303
Byzantine calendar 7449–7450
Chinese calendar 庚辰年 (Metal  Dragon)
4638 or 4431
     to 
辛巳年 (Metal  Snake)
4639 or 4432
Coptic calendar 1657–1658
Discordian calendar 3107
Ethiopian calendar 1933–1934
Hebrew calendar 5701–5702
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1997–1998
 - Shaka Samvat 1862–1863
 - Kali Yuga 5041–5042
Holocene calendar 11941
Igbo calendar 941–942
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Islamic calendar 1359–1360
Japanese calendar Shōwa 16
(昭和16年)
Javanese calendar 1871–1872
Juche calendar 30
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4274
Minguo calendar ROC 30
民國30年
Nanakshahi calendar 473
Thai solar calendar 2484
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.

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The Correlates of War project estimates this to be the deadliest year in human history in terms of conflict deaths, placing the death toll at 3.49 million. However, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program estimates that the subsequent year, 1942, was the deadliest such year. Death toll estimates for both 1941 and 1942 range from 2.28 to 7.71 million each. [1]

Events

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

January

February

March

April

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Ansel Adams photograph of the Hoover Dam in 1941.

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

USS Arizona ablaze after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor - NARA 195617 - Edit.jpg
USS Arizona ablaze after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

Abdiqasim Salad Hassan Abdiqasimsalad.jpg
Abdiqasim Salad Hassan
Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki cropped 1 Hayao Miyazaki 201211.jpg
Hayao Miyazaki
Joan Baez HSB 2005 - Joan Baez.jpg
Joan Baez
Faye Dunaway Faye Dunaway Cannes 2016.jpg
Faye Dunaway
Placido Domingo Concierto de Placido Domingo (cropped).jpg
Plácido Domingo
Neil Diamond Neil Diamond HWOF Aug 2012 other (levels adjusted and cropped).jpg
Neil Diamond
Aaron Neville Aaron Neville.jpg
Aaron Neville
Dick Cheney 46 Dick Cheney 3x4.jpg
Dick Cheney

February

Nick Nolte Nick Nolte 2008 (2544500287).jpg
Nick Nolte
Sergio Mendes SergioMENDESFeb2016.jpg
Sérgio Mendes
Kim Jong-il Kim Jong-il on 24 August 2011 (cropped).jpg
Kim Jong-il
Paddy Ashdown Paddy Ashdown (2005) (cropped).jpg
Paddy Ashdown

March

Mike Love Mike Love Earth Day.jpg
Mike Love
Bernardo Bertolucci Bernardo Bertolucci, film director.jpg
Bernardo Bertolucci
Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz 2011.jpg
Bruno Ganz
Richard Dawkins Dinner with Richard Dawkins and CFI... like a candle in the dark.jpg
Richard Dawkins

April

Eric Braeden Eric Braeden - Monte-Carlo Television Festival.jpg
Eric Braeden
Michael D. Higgins 2022 Michael D. Higgins (51988246304) (cropped).jpg
Michael D. Higgins
Ryan O'Neal Ryan Oneal - 1968.jpg
Ryan O'Neal
Ann-Margret Ann Margret 1968.jpg
Ann-Margret
Karl Barry Sharpless Barry Sharpless 02.jpg
Karl Barry Sharpless

May

Eric Burdon Eric Burdon, 1973.jpg
Eric Burdon
Goh Chok Tong GohChokTong-WashingtonDC-20010614.jpg
Goh Chok Tong
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan - Azkena Rock Festival 2010 2.jpg
Bob Dylan
Vladimir Voronin Vladimir Voronin (12-06-2014).jpg
Vladimir Voronin
William Nordhaus William Nordhaus EM1B6043 (46234132921).jpg
William Nordhaus

June

Stacy Keach StacyKeachMay07.jpg
Stacy Keach
Charlie Watts Charle-Watts-1965 (cropped).jpg
Charlie Watts
George Pell Cardinal George Pell in 2012.jpg
George Pell
Vaclav Klaus Vaclav Klaus Praha 2015 (2) (cropped).JPG
Václav Klaus
Liz Mohn Liz Mohn 2017.jpg
Liz Mohn
Eduardo Suplicy Eduardo Suplicy 2013.JPG
Eduardo Suplicy
Charles Whitman Charles Whitman (1963).jpg
Charles Whitman
Otto Sander Otto Sander Berlinale 2008.jpg
Otto Sander

July

Epeli Nailatikau Epeli Nailatikau 2012.jpg
Epeli Nailatikau
Bill Oddie Bill Oddie (383148953).jpg
Bill Oddie
Robert Forster Robert Forster 2009.jpg
Robert Forster
Lonnie Mack LonnieMackRisingSun.jpg
Lonnie Mack
Neelie Kroes Neelie Kroes (2018).jpg
Neelie Kroes
Diogo Freitas do Amaral Freitas do Amaral, XV Cimeira Ibero-Americana - Salamanca, Espanha.jpg
Diogo Freitas do Amaral
George Clinton George Clinton in Centreville.jpg
George Clinton
Sergio Mattarella Sergio Mattarella Presidente della Repubblica Italiana.jpg
Sergio Mattarella
Darlene Love Darlene Love 2013.jpg
Darlene Love
Peter Cullen Peter Cullen Photo Op GalaxyCon Richmond 2020.jpg
Peter Cullen
Paul Anka Paul Anka 1995.jpg
Paul Anka

August

Martha Stewart Martha Stewart (48926315347) (cropped).jpg
Martha Stewart
David Crosby CrosbyDavid1983 (cropped).jpg
David Crosby
Ibrahim Babangida Ibrahim Babangida (cropped).jpg
Ibrahim Babangida
Slobodan Milosevic Stevan Kragujevic, Slobodan Milosevic, portret.jpg
Slobodan Milošević

September

John Thompson John Thompson (cropped).jpg
John Thompson
Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders in March 2020.jpg
Bernie Sanders
Otis Redding Otis Redding 1967.JPG
Otis Redding
Ahmet Necdet Sezer Ahmet Necdet Sezer.jpg
Ahmet Necdet Sezer
Linda McCartney Linda McCartney 1976 (cropped).jpg
Linda McCartney

October

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Chubby Checker
Eduardo Duhalde Duhalde23012007.jpg
Eduardo Duhalde
Jesse Jackson Jesse Jackson 2013.jpg
Jesse Jackson
Paul Simon Paul Simon at the 9-30 Club (b).jpg
Paul Simon
Helen Reddy Helen Reddy 1975.JPG
Helen Reddy

November

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Art Garfunkel
Tom Conti Tom Conti Romantic Comedy Dec 2007.jpg
Tom Conti
Franco Nero Franco Nero, 36th Fajr International Film Festival (86250) (cropped).jpg
Franco Nero
Pete Best Pete Best drumming.jpg
Pete Best

December

Beau Bridges Beau Bridges 2011 (cropped).jpg
Beau Bridges
Kyu Sakamoto Kyu sakamoto.png
Kyu Sakamoto
Lee Myung-bak Lee Myung-bak presidential portrait.jpg
Lee Myung-bak
Maurice White Maurice White 1982.jpg
Maurice White
Sir Alex Ferguson Alex Ferguson 02.jpg
Sir Alex Ferguson

Deaths

January

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell in South Africa, 1896 (2).jpg
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
James Joyce Revolutionary Joyce Better Contrast.jpg
James Joyce

February

Frederick Banting Fredrick banting.jpg
Frederick Banting
King Alfonso XIII of Spain Alfonso XIIIdeEspana.jpg
King Alfonso XIII of Spain

March

Gutzon Borglum Gutzon Borglum 1919.jpg
Gutzon Borglum
Virginia Woolf George Charles Beresford - Virginia Woolf in 1902 - Restoration.jpg
Virginia Woolf

April

May

June

Hans Berger HansBerger Univ Jena.jpeg
Hans Berger
Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig as a new Yankee 11 Jun 1923.jpg
Lou Gehrig
Wilhelm II Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany - 1902.jpg
Wilhelm II
Louis Chevrolet Louis Chevrolet in 1914.jpg
Louis Chevrolet

July

Rudolf Ramek Rudolf Ramek Svenska Dagbladets arsbok 1924.png
Rudolf Ramek

August

Rabindranath Tagore sphulingg-rbiindrnaath tthaakur (page 2 crop).jpg
Rabindranath Tagore
Maximilian Kolbe Fr.Maximilian Kolbe 1939.jpg
Maximilian Kolbe

September

Hans Spemann Hans Spemann nobel.jpg
Hans Spemann

October

November

Chris Watson ChrisWatsonSepia crop.jpg
Chris Watson
Pedro Aguirre Cerda Pedro Aguirre Cerda.jpg
Pedro Aguirre Cerda

December

Blessed Martyrs of Drina Drina Martyrs.jpg
Blessed Martyrs of Drina

Nobel Prizes

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Events from the year 1942 in the United States.

Events from the year 1943 in the United States.

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