What Happened on October 9, 1941

Historical Events

  • Coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lamb, American founder of c-span, born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Chucho Valdés [Jesús Valdés Rodríguez], Cuban musician (Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna), born in Quivicán, Cuba
  • Trent Lott, American politician (Rep-R-MS, 1973-1989, Senator-R-MS 1989-2007), born in Grenada, Mississippi
Born in 1941

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Morgan, American stage and screen actress, and singer (Show Boat), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 41

About October 9, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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