On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1941

Historical Events

  • Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy, Lithuania, exterminated
  • Germans advance into Russia and take Vilna, Brest-Litovsk and Kaunas

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)
  • Julia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, and novelist
1941 Highlights

About June 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer