On This Day

June 1, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 12.59" (31.98 cm) rainfall, in Burlington, Kansas (state 24-hr record)
  • British troops occupy Bagdad, Iraq
  • Germany bans all Catholic publications
  • Germany occupies Crete after Allied evacuation
  • NY Giant Mel Ott hits his 400th HR & his 1,500th RBI

Deaths in History

  • Hugh S Walpole, British novelist and playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40), dies at 57