April 9, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • German cruiser Blucher torpedoed and capsizes in Oslofjord, 1,000 die
  • Nazi Germany invades Denmark and Norway, and Denmark surrenders after a six-hour battle

Birthdays in History

  • Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut