80th 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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Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
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)
The first computer controlled by software
Aerosol spray cans
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
Citizen Kane Written and Directed By Orson Wells ( He also acted in the movie )
The Maltese Falcon