On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1941

Historical Events

  • Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins
  • Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania, is exterminated

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Feinstein, American actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestBernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders, American politician and Senator (Independent - Vt), born in Brooklyn, New York

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • Donald "Dante" Drowty, American singer (The Evergreens), born in Los Angeles, California
1941 Highlights

About September 8, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo