On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1941

Historical Events

  • Nazis kill 800 Jewish women at Shkudvil, Lithuania

Famous Birthdays

  • Flórián Albert 'the Emperor', Hungarian footballer, born in Hercegszántó, Hungary (d. 2011)
  • Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 30), born in Lipniki, Reichskommissariat Ukraine, German-occupied Poland
  • Signe Toly Anderson, American singer, founding member of Jefferson Airplane ("Chauffeur Blues"), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Yuri Norstein, Russian animator (Hedgehog in the Fog), born in Andreyevka, Russia
1941 Highlights

About September 15, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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