On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1941

Historical Events

  • Dutch-American Physicist Abraham Pais is awarded his Ph.D. in Holland five days before a Nazi deadline banning Jews from receiving degrees

Famous Birthdays

  • Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient - "Everybody Plays the Fool"), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)
  • Scotty Baesler, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Takehide Nakatani, Japanese lightweight judoka (Olympic gold 1964), born in Hiroshima, Japan
1941 Highlights

About July 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer