On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday

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 rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • Jon Lord, British keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), born in Leicester, England (d. 2012)
  • Peter Wilson, CEO (Gallaher)