What Happened on May 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British intelligence at Bletchley Park breaks German spy codes after capturing Enigma machines aboard the weather ship Muenchen

MurderMurder of Interest

Louis Buchalter is arraigned in New York state court on the 1936 Joseph Rosen murder along with three other murders

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Hyman, England, sprinter (Oly-silver-60)
  • Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)
  • Pete Birrell, rock bassist (Freddie & The Dreamers)