September 6, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st German air attack on Great Britain in WW II
  • South Africa declares war on Nazi-Germany
  • World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek.

Birthdays in History

  • Dan Cragg, American soldier and author
  • Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Deaths in History

  • Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71