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- President: Franklin D. Roosevelt (D-New York)
- Vice President: John Nance Garner (D-Texas) (until January 20), Henry A. Wallace (D-Iowa) (starting January 20)
- Chief Justice: Charles Evans Hughes (New York) (until June 30), Harlan F. Stone (New York) (starting July 3)
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Sam Rayburn (D-Texas)
- Senate Majority Leader: Alben W. Barkley (D-Kentucky)
- Congress: 76th (until January 3), 77th (starting January 3)
- January 4 – The short subject Elmer's Pet Rabbit is released, marking the second appearance of Bugs Bunny, and also the first to have his name on a title card.
- January 6
- January 10 – The Lend-Lease law is introduced into the U.S. Congress.
- January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law 8 U.S.C. § 1402.
- January 20 – Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes swears in President Franklin D. Roosevelt for his third term. Henry A. Wallace is sworn in as Vice President of the United States.
- January 23 – Aviator Charles Lindbergh testifies before the U.S. Congress and recommends that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.
- January 27 – World War II – Attack on Pearl Harbor: U.S. Ambassador to Japan Joseph Grew passes on to Washington, D.C. a rumor overheard at a diplomatic reception about a planned surprise attack upon Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
- January – The Parker 51 fountain pen is first sold.
- February 4 – World War II: The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
- February 8 – World War II: The U.S. House of Representatives passes the Lend-Lease law.
- February 9 – Winston Churchill, in a worldwide broadcast, asks the United States to show its support by sending arms to the British: "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job."
- February 14 – World War II – Attack on Pearl Harbor: Admiral Kichisaburō Nomura begins his duties as Japanese ambassador to the United States.
- February 27 – The 13th Academy Awards, hosted by Bob Hope, are presented at Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, with Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca winning Outstanding Production. The film also received the most nominations with 11, while The Thief of Baghdad wins the most awards with three. John Ford wins his second Best Director award for The Grapes of Wrath.
- March – Captain America Comics #1 issues the first Captain America & Bucky comic.
- March 1
- March 8 – World War II: The U.S. Senate passes the Lend-Lease law.
- March 11 – World War II: President Roosevelt signs Lend-Lease into law, providing for the U.S. to give military equipment to the Allies.
- March 17 – National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- March 22 – Washington state's Grand Coulee Dam begins to generate electricity.
- March 27 – World War II – Attack on Pearl Harbor: Japanese spy Takeo Yoshikawa arrives in Honolulu, Hawaii and begins to study the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor.
- March 30 – All German, Italian and Danish ships anchored in United States waters are taken into "protective custody".
- April 9 – The U.S. acquires full military defense rights in Greenland.
- April 10 – World War II: The U.S. destroyer Niblack, while picking up survivors from a sunken Dutch freighter, drops depth charges on a German U-boat (the first "shot in anger" fired by America against Germany).
- April 15 – World War II: The U.S. begins shipping Lend-Lease military equipment to China.
- April 23 – The America First Committee holds its first mass rally in New York City, with Charles Lindbergh as keynote speaker.
- April 25 – Franklin D. Roosevelt, at his regular press conference, criticizes Charles Lindbergh by comparing him to the Copperheads of the Civil War period. In response, Lindbergh resigns his commission in the U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve on April 28.
- May – Woody Guthrie records the Columbia River Ballads.
- May 1
- May 6 – At California's March Field, entertainer Bob Hope performs his first USO Show.
- May 15 – Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak begins as the New York Yankee center fielder goes one for 4 against Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Smith.
- May 21 – World War II: 950 miles off the coast of Brazil, the freighter SS Robin Moor becomes the first United States (neutral) ship sunk by a German U-boat, after its crew have been allowed to disembark.
- May 27 – World War II: President Roosevelt proclaims an "unlimited national emergency."
- June 14 – All German and Italian assets in the United States are frozen.
- June 16 – All German and Italian consulates in the United States are ordered closed and their staffs to leave the country by July 10.
- June 20
- July 1
- Mammoth Cave National Park is authorized by Congress.
- Commercial television is authorized by the Federal Communications Commission.
- NBC Television begins commercial operation on WNBT, on Channel 1. The world's first legal TV commercial, for Bulova watches, occurs at 2:29 PM over WNBT, before a baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies. The 10-second spot displays a picture of a clock superimposed on a map of the United States, accompanied by the voice-over "America runs on Bulova time." As a one-off special, the first quiz show called "Uncle Bee" is telecast on WNBT's inaugural broadcast day, followed later the same day by Ralph Edwards hosting the second game show broadcast on U.S. television, Truth or Consequences, as simulcast on radio and TV and sponsored by Ivory Soap. Weekly broadcasts of the show commence in 1956, with Bob Barker.
- CBS Television begins commercial operation on New York station WCBW (modern-day WCBS-TV), on Channel 2.
- July 7 – World War II: American forces take over the defense of Iceland from the British.
- July 26
- World War II: In response to the Japanese occupation of French Indochina, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the seizure of all Japanese assets in the United States.
- World War II: General Douglas MacArthur is named commander of all U.S. forces in the Philippines; the Philippines Army is ordered nationalized by President Roosevelt.
- July 30 – World War II: The U.S. gunboat Tutuila is attacked by Japanese aircraft while anchored in the Yangtze River at Chungking. Japan apologizes for the incident the following day.
- July – The Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft is introduced.
- August 1 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt bans the export of U.S. aviation fuel from the western hemisphere except to Britain and allies.
- August 6 – Six-year-old Elaine Esposito undergoes an appendectomy and lapses into a coma that lasts for a record-breaking 37 years until her death in 1978.
- August 9 – Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Atlantic Charter is created as a result.
- August 12 – By one vote (203–202), the U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation extending the draft period for selectees and the National Guard from 1 year to 30 months.
- August 31 – The Great Gildersleeve debuts on NBC Radio.
- September 4 – World War II: The USS Greer becomes the first United States Navy ship fired upon by a German submarine in the war, even though the United States is a neutral power. Tension heightens between the nations as a result.
- September 11 – World War II: Charles Lindbergh, at an America First Committee rally in Des Moines, Iowa, accuses "the British, the Jewish, and the Roosevelt administration" of leading the United States toward war. Widespread condemnation of Lindbergh follows.
- September 27 – The first liberty ship, the SS Patrick Henry, is launched at Baltimore.
- September 29 – World War II: The first Moscow Conference begins; U.S. representative Averell Harriman and British representative Lord Beaverbrook meet with Soviet foreign minister Molotov to arrange urgent assistance for Russia.
- October 6 – The New York Yankees defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4 games to 1, to win their 9th World Series Title.
- October 17 – World War II: The destroyer USS Kearny is torpedoed and damaged by German submarine U-568 off Iceland, killing 11 sailors (the first American military casualties of the war).
- October 23 – Walt Disney's fourth animated film, Dumbo, is released to recoup the initial financial losses of both Pinocchio and Fantasia the year prior.
- October 30 – World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt approves US$1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Soviet Union.
- October 31
- November 10 – In a speech at the Mansion House, London, Winston Churchill promises, "should the United States become involved in war with Japan, the British declaration will follow within the hour."
- November 14
- World War II – Attack on Pearl Harbor: Japanese diplomat Saburō Kurusu arrives in the United States to assist Ambassador Kichisaburō Nomura in peace negotiations.
- The 5.4 Ms Los Angeles earthquake severely affected the Gardena–Torrance area of California with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), causing $1.1 million in financial losses, but no injuries or deaths.
- November 17 – World War II – Attack on Pearl Harbor: Joseph Grew, the United States ambassador to Japan, cables to Washington, D.C., a warning that Japan may strike suddenly and unexpectedly at any time.
- November 24 – World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French.
- November 26
- U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the 4th Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States (this partly reverses a 1939 action by Roosevelt that changed the celebration of Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November).
- The Hull note ultimatum is delivered to Japan by the United States.
- November 27
- Wonder Woman comic begins publication.
- December 1 – Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signs Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol under the authority of the United States Army Air Forces.
- December 4 – The State of Jefferson is declared in Yreka, California, with John C. Childs as a governor.
- December 6 – World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor – Franklin D. Roosevelt makes a personal peace appeal to Emperor Hirohito of Japan.
- December 7 (07:48 Hawaiian Time; 12:48 EST; December 8 03:18 Japan Standard Time) – Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service stages a military strike on the United States Navy fleet at Pearl Harbor in the Territory of Hawaii, thus drawing the U.S. into World War II.
- December 8
- World War II (12:30 EST): Franklin Roosevelt gives his Infamy Speech to a joint session of Congress. Within an hour the United States declaration of war on Japan is signed.
- The exhibition American Negro Art: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries opens in Edith Halpert's Downtown Gallery in New York City.
- December 11 – World War II:
- American forces repel a Japanese landing attempt at Wake Island.
- Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.
- December 12 – World War II:
- December 19 – The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland graduates its "Class of 1942" a semester early so as to induct the graduating students without delay into the U.S. Navy and/or Marine Corps as officers, for immediate stationing in the war.
- December 20 – Admiral Ernest King is appointed Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. fleet.
- December 23 – World War II: A second Japanese landing attempt on Wake Island is successful and the American garrison surrenders after a full night and morning of fighting.
- December 26 – World War II: Winston Churchill becomes the first British Prime Minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
- World War II, U.S. involvement (1941–1945)
- The Centenary College Choir (America's Singing Ambassadors) is formed by Dr. A. C. Voran at Centenary College of Louisiana.
- This calendar year is the wettest on record in Utah with 20.33 inches (516.4 mm), Colorado with 25.52 inches (648.2 mm) and New Mexico with 26.57 inches (674.9 mm) against a mean of only 13.74 inches or 349.0 millimetres.
- In contrast to the wetness in the West, it is the driest calendar year in Tennessee with only 36.44 inches (925.6 mm) versus a mean of 50.97 inches or 1,294.6 millimetres and New Hampshire with 32.65 inches (829.3 mm) against a mean of 42.74 inches or 1,085.6 millimetres.
- April 12 – The Boston Bruins won their third Stanley Cup, and last until 1970, defeating the Detroit Red Wings 4 games to 0. The deciding Game 4 was played at Detroit's Olympia Arena.
Baseball fans across the nation witnessed not one, but two of the most amazing individual efforts and achievements the game has ever known. The two measures recorded during the 1941 campaign both stand to this day and are regarded by practically all, even the most casual of fans, to be unattainable in the game today. 1941 saw the great Joltin' Joe DiMaggio step up to the plate in 56 consecutive baseball games and hit safely to break a record that had withstood the test of time since 1897 when Wee Willie Keeler totaled 45 consecutive games hitting safely over the course of the 1896 and 97 seasons. The Splendid Splinter, Ted Williams, also treated baseball fans to a feat that has also barely been threatened since by having a season for the ages. During the 1941 Teddy Ballgame managed to record a batting average over .400 by finishing the season with an unparalleled .406 batting average. Although his average for the season is not the single season record for baseball, no player has hit .400 or better since.
- January 1 – Marshall "Rock" Jones, African-American bass player (Ohio Players) (d. 2016)
- January 4
- January 5
- January 7 – Frederick D. Gregory, American pilot and astronaut
- January 9 – Joan Baez, American singer, songwriter and activist
- January 11
- January 14 – Faye Dunaway, American actress
- January 15 – Captain Beefheart, American singer (d. 2010)
- January 18 – David Ruffin, African-American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1991)
- January 19 – Harry Booth, American baseball and basketball coach (d. 2022)
- January 20 – Clift Tsuji, American politician (d. 2016)
- January 21 – Richie Havens, African-American musician (d. 2013)
- January 23 – Buddy Buie, American songwriter, record producer (d. 2015)
- January 24
- January 30
- January 31
- February 1 – Jerry Spinelli, American author
- February 3
- February 5
- February 6
- February 8 – Nick Nolte, American actor
- February 9 – Kermit Gosnell, abortion provider and convicted child murderer
- February 11 – Sonny Landham, American actor (d. 2017)
- February 13 – David Jeremiah, American televangelist
- February 17 – Ron Meyer, American football coach (d. 2017)
- February 19 – David Gross, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
- February 25 – Sandy Bull, American folk musician, composer (d. 2001)
- March 4 – Richard Benjamin Harrison, American businessman, reality TV star (d. 2018)
- March 5 – Stanley Cowell, American jazz pianist (d. 2020)
- March 9 – Ernesto Miranda, American criminal (d. 1976)
- March 10 – George Smith, biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2018
- March 15 – Mike Love, American musician (Beach Boys)
- March 16 – Chuck Woolery, American game show host
- March 17 – Paul Kantner, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2016)
- March 18 – Wilson Pickett, African-American singer (d. 2006)
- March 20 – Paul Junger Witt, American film & television producer (d. 2018)
- March 23 – Jim Trelease, American educator, author
- March 24 – Michael Masser, songwriter, composer and producer of popular music (d. 2015)
- March 27 – Bunny Sigler, American singer, songwriter and record producer (d. 2017)
- March 28
- March 29 – Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr., American astrophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate
- March 30 – Bob Smith, American politician
- April 2 – Dr. Demento (Barret Eugene Hansen), American radio disc jockey, novelty music collector
- April 3
- April 6 – Phil Austin, American comedian (The Firesign Theater) (d. 2015)
- April 8 – Peggy Lennon, American singer (The Lennon Sisters)
- April 9 – Kay Adams, American country singer
- April 13 – Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
- April 14 – Pete Rose, American baseball player
- April 20 – Ryan O'Neal, American actor (Love Story)
- April 21 – David L. Boren, American politician
- April 23 – Ray Tomlinson, American computer programmer (d. 2016)
- April 24 – Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (d. 2010)
- April 26 – John Mitchell, American composer and educator
- April 27
- April 28 – K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
- May 8
- May 9 – Howard Komives, American professional basketball player (d. 2009)
- May 10 – Taurean Blacque, American television and stage actor
- May 13 – Ritchie Valens, Mexican American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959)
- May 16
- May 17 – Ben Nelson, American politician
- May 19
- May 21 – Bobby Cox, American baseball manager
- May 23
- May 24 – Bob Dylan, American poet, musician and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
- May 27 – Ira Berlin, American historian (d. 2018)
- May 31
- June 2 – Stacy Keach, American actor
- June 5
- June 8 – Fuzzy Haskins, American musician
- June 10 – Mickey Jones, American rock drummer and actor (d. 2018)
- June 12
- June 14 – John Edgar Wideman, African-American novelist, author and professor
- June 15
- June 16 – Lamont Dozier, American songwriter (d. 2022)
- June 21
- June 22
- June 24
- June 25
- June 26 – Nick Macarchuk, American basketball head coach
- June 27
- June 28
- June 29
- July 2 – Chris Noel, American actress
- July 3
- July 4
- July 5
- July 6
- July 7 – Louis Friedman, American astronautics engineer, space spokesperson
- July 8
- July 9 – Tom Black, American professional basketball player
- July 10 – Robert Pine, American actor
- July 13 – Robert Forster, American actor
- July 14 – Maulana Karenga, African-American author, activist; founder of Kwanzaa
- July 16
- July 17 – Marina Oswald Porter, Russian-born widow of JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald
- July 18
- July 21 – Gary Waslewski, American baseball player
- July 22
- July 25 – Emmett Till, African American victim of lynching (d. 1955)
- July 26 – Darlene Love, African-American singer, actress
- July 28 – Michael Mukasey, American politician and lawyer, 81st United States Attorney General
- July 29 – Jennifer Dunn, American politician (d. 2007)
- August 3 – Martha Stewart, American television personality and media entrepreneur
- August 4 – Ted Strickland, American politician
- August 5 – Gil Garcetti, American politician
- August 6 – Lyle Berman, American poker player
- August 8
- August 9 – Shirlee Busbee, novelist
- August 12 – Deborah Walley, actress (d. 2001)
- August 14
- August 20 – Joyce Pensato, American painter (d. 2019)
- August 21 – Jackie DeShannon, American singer, songwriter (What the World Needs Now)
- August 26 – Barbara Ehrenreich, American writer and political activist (d. 2022)
- September 2 – John Thompson, American basketball coach (d. 2020)
- September 6 – Danny K. Davis, African-American politician
- September 8 – Bernie Sanders, American politician
- September 9
- September 10 – Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist and evolutionist (d. 2002)
- September 15 – Signe Toly Anderson, American singer (d. 2016)
- September 17 – Bob Matsui, American politician (d. 2005)
- September 18 – Priscilla Mitchell, American country music singer (d. 2014)
- September 19 – Cass Elliot, American singer (The Mamas & the Papas) (d. 1974)
- September 20 – Dale Chihuly, American glass sculptor
- September 21 – R. James Woolsey Jr., American lawyer and diplomat
- September 23 – George Jackson, American author (d. 1971)
- September 24
- September 27 – Sam Zell, American publisher, investor
- September 28 – Charley Taylor, American football player (d. 2022)
- October 3 – Chubby Checker, African-American rhythm and blues singer
- October 4
- October 8 – Jesse Jackson, African-American clergyman and civil rights activist
- October 9 – Trent Lott, politician
- October 10 – Peter Coyote, actor, author, director, screenwriter and narrator of films, theatre, television and audio books
- October 13 – Paul Simon, singer-songwriter
- October 16 – Tim McCarver, baseball commentator
- October 17 – Earl Thomas Conley, country music singer (d. 2019)
- October 23 – Mel Winkler, actor (d. 2020)
- October 25 – Anne Tyler, novelist
- October 27 – Dick Trickle, race car driver (d. 2013)
- October 30 – Otis Williams, singer
- October 31 – Sally Kirkland, actress
- November 1 – Robert Foxworth, American actor
- November 5 – Art Garfunkel, American singer
- November 6
- November 9 – Tom Fogerty, American guitarist (Creedence Clearwater Revival) (d. 1990)
- November 12 – Carol Gluck, American historian, author, and academic
- November 13
- November 19 – Dan Haggerty, American actor (d. 2016)
- November 20 – Dr. John, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2019)
- November 25
- November 27
- November 29 – Bill Freehan, American baseball player
- December 6 – Richard Speck, American mass murderer (d. 1991)
- December 7 – Melba Pattillo Beals, American journalist and activist
- December 8
- December 9 – Beau Bridges, American actor
- December 11
- December 12 – Katharine Lee Reid, American art historian and museum curator (d. 2022)
- December 13 – John Davidson, American singer and actor
- December 19 – Maurice White, African-American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire (d. 2016)
- December 21 – Jared Martin, American actor (d. 2017)
- December 23
- December 24 – Lex Hixon, American Sufi author, poet, and spiritual teacher (d. 1995)
- December 27 – Miles Aiken, American basketball player and coach
- December 30 – Mel Renfro, American football player
- January 8 – Jennie Tuttle Hobart, Second Lady of the United States as wife of Garret Hobart (b. 1849)
- January 12 – Mary Onahan Gallery, writer and editor (b. 1866)
- January 20 – Joe Penner, Hungarian-American actor (b. 1904)
- January 20 – John Bissinger, Olympic gymnast (b. 1879)
- February 2 – Harris Laning, admiral (b. 1873)
- February 9 – Aaron S. Watkins, Presidential candidate (Prohibition Party) (born 1863)
- February 20 – Charles Rockwell Lanman, Sanskrit scholar (b. 1850)
- February 27 – William D. Byron, Congressman (b. 1895)
- March 6 – Gutzon Borglum, artist, sculptor, creator of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial (b. 1867)
- March 8 – Sherwood Anderson, fiction writer (b. 1876)
- March 13 – Elizabeth Madox Roberts, novelist and poet (b. 1881)
- April 13 – Annie Jump Cannon, astronomer (b. 1863)
- June 11 – Daniel Carter Beard, American scouting pioneer (b. 1850)
- June 21 – Elliott Dexter, American actor (b. 1870)
- June 26 – Andrew Jackson Houston, American politician (b. 1854)
- June 28 – Richard Carle, American actor (b. 1871)
- July 10 – Jelly Roll Morton, African American jazz pianist (b. 1890)
- July 12 – Carl Jules Weyl, art director and Reichswehr soldier (born 1890 in Germany)
- July 20 – Lew Fields, American vaudeville performer (b. 1867)
- July 25 – Allan Forrest, American actor (b. 1885)
- July 26 – Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (b. 1897)
- July 30 – Mickey Welch, American baseball player, MLB Hall of Famer (b. 1859)
- September 13 – Elias Disney, farmer, father of Walt Disney (born 1859)
- October 5 – Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1856)
- October 8 – Gus Kahn, lyricist (born 1886 in Germany)
- October 23 – Anton Marius Andersen, Lutheran minister (b. 1847)
- November 10 – Grace Ingalls, youngest sister of author Laura Ingalls Wilder (b. 1877)
- November 12 – Abe Reles, mobster (b. 1907)
- December 7 – Attack on Pearl Harbor: U.S. Navy personnel
- December 25 – Blanche Bates, stage actress (b. 1873)
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