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Today in World War II History—October 6, 1941

US poster featuring Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want,” 1943

US poster featuring Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want,” 1943

80 Years Ago—Oct. 6, 1941: US House of Representatives declares Thanksgiving to be the last Thursday in November, as it was from 1863-1939, later amended to the fourth Thursday (Read more: Thanksgiving in World War II).

In the World Series, New York Yankees defeat Brooklyn Dodgers four games to one.

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