What Happened on June 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th US Golf Open: Craig Wood shoots a 284 at Colonial Club Fort Worth
  • 73rd Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway win in 2:31 (triple crown)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chemists Archer John Porter Martin and Richard L. M. Synge give the first demonstration of partition chromatography (separation of mixtures) at a meeting of the Biochemical Society held at the National Institute for Medical Research, Hampstead

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaime Laredo, Bolivia, violinist (Qn Elisabeth of Belgium prize 1959)
  • Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, born in Wells (d. 1972)