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People Who Died in the Year 1941 (9 found): Names Only

Joe Penner

Real/Birth Name:
József Pintér
Also Known As:
Joseph Pinter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Boys from Syracuse. Known for saying "Wanna buy a duck?." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

James Joyce

Real/Birth Name:
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 20 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Virginia Woolf

Real/Birth Name:
Adeline Virginia Stephen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels Between the Acts, The Voyage Out, To the Lighthouse. Drowned herself by filling her overcoat pockets with stones and walking into the River Ouse. Rainbow Honor Walk.

Lou Gehrig

Real/Birth Name:
Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig
Also Known As:
Henry Louis Gehrig
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
Biscuit Pants
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37, 17 days before his 38th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Brief Facts:

First base. Played 2,130 consecutive games. Team New York Yankees. Had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - known as ALS, or "Lou Gehrig's disease." National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939. Monument at the Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1941. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. NSMA Hall of Fame 1980.

Wilhelm II

Real/Birth Name:
Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert
Also Known As:
Kaiser Wilhelm
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Wilhelm II, German Emperor
Nickname(s):
Kaiser Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

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Brief Facts:

House of Hohenzollern. The last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918. Abdicated, went to exile in the Netherlands.

Louis Chevrolet

Real/Birth Name:
Louis-Joseph Chevrolet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a US citizen 1915. Co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company in 1911. A founder in 1916 of the Frontenac Motor Corporation, which made racing parts for Ford's Model T. Raced cars he made, including the Indianapolis 500. Automotive Hall of Fame 1969. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995.

Jelly Roll Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe
Also Known As:
Ferdinand Morton
Ferd Morton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birthday may be October 20, 1890. World War I draft registration card shows September 13, 1884. Confusion over his birth name also, may have been LaMenthe or LaMotte. Jazz pianist. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998. Claimed he wrote songs Alabama Bound, Tiger Rag, copyrighted by others. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1963. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Louisiana Blues Hall of Fame. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004.

Dillwyn Parrish

Real/Birth Name:
George Dillwyn Parrish
Nickname(s):
Tim
Timmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gigi Parrish by 18 years.
husband of
M.F.K. Fisher, until he died.
Older than M.F.K. Fisher by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Illustrated children's books. Married 15 year old Gigi Parrish then later divorced her. Married next-door neighbor M.F.K. Fisher. Suffered pain from health problems, shot himself, commiting suicide.

Peetie Wheatstraw

Real/Birth Name:
William Bunch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and pianist. Blues Hall of Fame 2008. Died in a car accident after car hit a standing freight train.
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