On This Day

April 6, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Beginning of operation Bestrafung - German bombers attack Belgrade (17,000 die)
  • British major general Michael Gambier-Parry captured in North Africa
  • German bombardment of Piraeus (munitions ship explodes)
  • Italian forces holding Addis Ababa surrender to British & Ethiopian forces

Birthdays in History

  • Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)