December 9, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines
  • 300 Montgomery, San Francisco opens as new Bank of America HQ
  • China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy
  • Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler orders US ships are to be torpedoed

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Deaths in History

  • Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Russian writer and philosopher (b. 1865)
  • Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61