What Happened on July 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch-American Physicist Abraham Pais is awarded his Ph.D. in Holland five days before a Nazi deadline banning Jews from receiving degrees

Famous Birthdays

  • Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
  • Karin von Aroldingen, Germany, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)
  • Scotty Baesler, (Rep-D-Kentucky)
  • Takehide Nakatani, Japan, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1964)