On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1941

Historical Events

  • 6,000 Jews murdered in a pogrom in Bucharest, Romania
  • Maiden flight by Canada's British-built Avro Lancaster military plane

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilles Vaillancourt, Canadian politician, born in Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec
  • Joan Baez, American folk singer ("Diamonds & Rust"), and human rights advocate, born in Staten Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies
1941 Highlights

About January 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn