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

  • Billy Hawks [Hawkes], American R&B and jazz Hammond B3 organist, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dave Herman, American football offensive guard (Super Bowl 1969; AFL All-Star 1968, 69; All-AFL 1967, 68, 69; New York Jets), born in Bryan, Ohio (d. 2022)
  • 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? 81 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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