September 17, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • The New Zealand Labour Party abolishes the death penalty (It is reintroduced by the National government in 1950 before being finally removed from the statute book in 1961)
  • World War II: A decree issued by the Soviet State Committee of Defense, restoring Vsevobuch "Universal compulsory military training of the citizens of the USSR" in the face of the "Great Patriotic War"

Birthdays in History

  • Robert T Matsui, (Rep-D-California, 1979- )