On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1941

Historical Events

  • Ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500
  • Archbishop De Young bans priests cooperating with Rijks radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Hatton, English rock bassist (The Fourmost - "A Little Loving"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2017) [1]
  • Jon Lord, British keyboardist and composer (Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"; Whitesnake), born in Leicester, England (d. 2012)
  • Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)
1941 Highlights

About June 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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