The temperature on May 7, 1941 was between 1.3 °C and 10.1 °C and averaged 6.1 °C. There was 4.8 hours of sunshine (32%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the north. Source: KNMI
March 15 » Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines takes its first flight between Manila (from Nielson Field) to Baguio City with a Beechcraft Model 18 making the airline the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.
April 16 » World War II: The Italian-German Tarigo convoy is attacked and destroyed by British ships.
October 4 » Norman Rockwell's Willie Gillis character debuts on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post.
October 22 » World War II: French resistance member Guy Môquet and 29 other hostages are executed by the Germans in retaliation for the death of a German officer.
December 25 » Admiral Chester W. Nimitz arrives at Pearl Harbor to assume command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.
December 25 » World War II: Battle of Hong Kong ends, beginning the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.
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