On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1941

Historical Events

  • All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
  • Jews of Vilna Poland confined to their ghetto

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael "Micky" Waller, British blues and rock drummer (Long John Baldry; Jeff Beck Group), born in Hammersmith, London, England (d. 2008)
  • Monica Mason, England's ballerina, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Willibrord Frequin, Dutch television reporter, born in Arnhem, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Loudon, president-director (Royal Oil), dies at 81
1941 Highlights

About September 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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