On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1941

Historical Events

  • British & French troops overthrow pro-German Syria

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, American pop singer (Funkadelic-Knee Deep), born in Elkins, West Virginia
  • George Pell, Australian Catholic Cardinal and treasurer of the Vatican, convicted and then acquitted of child sex abuse, born in Ballarat, Australia
  • Joop van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Bartlehiem, Netherlands
1941 Highlights

About June 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini