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1941 Irish Shilling Cufflinks

$95.00

79th Birthday Gift. The Irish 1941 shilling cufflinks. The Irish shilling cufflinks or in Irish ‘scilling’ depicts the Irish bull and the inscription of the value in the Irish script alphabet, while the obverse features the Irish Harp.

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1941

Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship

Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

 

Born that year were:

Ann Tyler (Novelist)

Bob Dylan (Singer)

Delia Smith (Cook)

Dick Cheney (UK Republican Politician)

Faye Dunaway (Actress)

Graham Chapman (Writer and Comedian Monty Python)

Jesse Jackson (Famous American Activist)

Joan Baez (American Folk Singer)

Neil Diamond (Actor)

Stephen Jay Gould (Author)

Linda McCartney

 

Inventions in 1941 included

The first computer controlled by software

Aerosol spray cans

Neutronic reactor

 

Also that year

World War II

The war in Europe continues to escalate

Hitler and Mussolini announce they are at war with America who retaliates with its own declaration of war .

Japanese Navy launches a surprise attack consisting of two full regiments on the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor, thus drawing the United States into World War II.

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated for his 3rd term as US President.

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend Lease Act providing military aid to the Allies

Enigma Code Is Broken

Winston Churchill addresses a joint meeting of the United States Congress about War In Europe

Germany Begins the Siege of Leningrad which lasts until 1944

United Stated officially declares war on Japan

James Joyce dies in 1941

Popular Films

Citizen Kane Written and Directed By Orson Wells ( He also acted in the movie )

Dumbo

The Maltese Falcon