On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland
  • Nazi Germany orders Polish Jews barred from using public transportation
  • Romania breaks relations with Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maine, folksinger (Now That the Buffalo Are Gone)
  • Clyde Wright, American MLB pitcher (no-hitter v Oakland 1970), born in Jefferson City, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • La Bolduc, French Canadian singer and songwriter (b. 1894)