Historical Events of 1941

Can you name the significant events of 1941?

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January 13thThis author of 'Ulysses' dies
January 20thThis U.S. President is sworn in for his third term
February 9thBritish leader who asks for weapons support in a worldwide broadcast
February 23rdThis element is discovered by Glenn T. Seaborg
March 1stThe first FM radio station launched in this city
March 11thLaw enacted allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan
April 13thJapan signs a neutrality pact with this country
April 28thThis star of 'Bye Bye Birdie' and 'Viva Las Vegas' is born
May 1stThis Orson Welles directorial debut premieres
May 6thBreakfast cereal by General Mills first launched
June 2ndThis baseball legend dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis which becomes synonymous with his name
June 22ndGermany invades the Soviet Union under this codename
July 17thThis New York Yankee center fielder's 56 game hitting streak ends
July 26thHe is named commander of all U.S. forces in the Philippines
August 1stThis off-road vehicle is launched
September 6thJews in German-occupied areas are required to wear this
October 23rdWalt Disney releases this animated feature
October 31stDrilling is completed on this U.S. monument
November 14thThis British aircraft carrier is sunk by German u-boats
November 26thThis country gains independence from France
December 7thThe Japanese strike this U.S. naval base
December 19thHe becomes Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army

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