On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st use of Zyclon-B gas in Auschwitz (on Russian prisoners of war)
  • KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer, born in Ufa, Republic of Bashkiria (d. 1990)
1941 Highlights

About September 3, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo