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October 16, 1991
1941 50 YEARS AGO
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October 16, 1991

Time Line

1941 50 YEARS AGO

JANUARY 1
Unbeaten Minnesota is national champion in college football for the second straight year

MARCH 29
Wisconsin defeats Washington State, 39-34, for the NCAA basketball title

APRIL 6
Craig Wood wins the Masters by three strokes over Byron Nelson

APRIL 12
The Boston Bruins sweep the Detroit Red Wings, four games to none, to win the Stanley Cup

MAY 1
Orson Welles's Citizen Kane premieres

MAY 3
Whirlaway wins the Kentucky Derby, en route to the Triple Crown

MAY 6
Tiger outfielder Hank Greenberg hits two homers and is inducted into the Army the next day

MAY 15
Joe DiMaggio goes 1 for 4 in a loss to the White Sox, beginning a hitting streak that would last more than two months

MAY 27
FDR warns the nation in a radio address of "an unlimited national emergency.... We will not accept a Hitler-dominated world"

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