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, Australian cricket fast bowler (60 Tests, 246 wickets; WA CA, Leicestershire CCC), born in Perth, Australia
  • Julia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, and novelist
1941 Highlights

About June 24, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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