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Today in World War II History—January 21, 1941

Leader Corneliu Zelea Codreanu and the Iron Guard in Bucharest, Romania, 1937 (public domain via Wikipedia)

Leader Corneliu Zelea Codreanu and the Iron Guard in Bucharest, Romania, 1937 (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 21, 1941: In Legionary Rebellion in Romania, the fascist Iron Guard attempts to overthrow Prime Minister Antonescu and burns synagogues.

Movie premiere of High Sierra, starring Humphrey Bogart & Ida Lupino.