In an emotional speech to the Canadian Parliament Winston Churchill states Britain will never surrender to "Hitler and his Nazi gang" and that "they have asked for total war. Let us make sure they get it". Afterwards Yousef Karsh captures him in his famous photograph, "The Roaring Lion".
- Nazis require Dutch physicians to join Nazi organization
- Mel Renfro, American football player
- Al Capone's son Sonny marries in Miami Beach
- El Lissitzky, Russian artist and architect (b. 1890)
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No