Harman Patil

1941 in Mandatory Palestine

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1941 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1941 in the British Mandate of Palestine.

Contents

Incumbents

  • High Commissioner - Sir Harold MacMichael
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - Tawfik Abu al-Huda
  • Events

  • 15 May - The Palmach is established.
  • 14 July - World War II: The Armistice of Saint Jean d'Acre (also known as the "Convention of Acre") is signed on at the "Sidney Smith Barracks" on the outskirts of the city of Acre, ending the Allied invasion of Vichy French-controlled Syria and Lebanon.
  • Notable births

  • 11 February - Avraham Hirschson, Israeli politician
  • 13 March - Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian Arab poet and writer of prose (died 2008)
  • 22 April - Amir Pnueli, Israeli computer scientist and Turing Award winner (died 2009)
  • 7 July - Yisrael Poliakov, Israeli singer, actor and entertainer (died 2007)
  • 13 July - Ehud Manor, Israeli songwriter, translator, and radio and TV personality (died 2005)
  • Notable deaths

  • 20 May - David Raziel (born 1910), Russian-born Palestinian Jew, fighter of the Jewish underground and one of the founders of the Irgun
  • 2 October - Menachem Ussishkin (born 1863), Russian-born Palestinian Jew, notable Zionist leader and chairman of the Jewish National Fund
  • References

    1941 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia


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