On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy government
  • German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nazis kill all inhabitants of Lidice, which had been implicated in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi controller of Bohemia and Moravia, to “teach the Czechs a final lesson of subservience and humility”

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicholas Lloyd, editor (Daily Express)
  • Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)