On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched
  • Giants use plastic batting helmets for 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, born in Scotland (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Chevrolet, American automotive pioneer (b. 1878)
1941 Highlights

About June 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini