What happened this day in history December 10, 1941

What are the important events that happened on December 10, 1941? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 10, 1941: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 10, 1941 is the 344th day of the year 1941 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 21 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 27, 1941 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatetracontatetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,353.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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December 10, 1941 Historical Events

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    World War II: Battle of the Philippines – Imperial Japanese forces under the command of General Masaharu Homma land on the Philippine mainland.
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    World War II: The Royal Navy capital ships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse are sunk by Imperial Japanese Navy torpedo bombers near Malaya.

Who were born on December 10, 1941?

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    Chad Stuart, English singer (Chad and Jeremy)
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    Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress
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    Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor (d. 1985)
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    Tommy Kirk, American actor
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    Tommy Rettig, American actor (d. 1996)

Who died on December 10, 1941?

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    Colin Kelly, American bomber pilot (KIA; b. 1915)

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