What Happened on April 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 8th Masters Golf Tournament: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280
  • Beginning of operation Bestrafung - German bombers attack Belgrade (17,000 die)
  • British major general Michael Gambier-Parry captured in North Africa
  • German bombardment of Piraeus (munitions ship explodes)
  • Italian forces holding Addis Ababa surrender to British & Ethiopian forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Gheorghe Zamfir, Romanian musician
  • Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)