On This Day

June 6, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st navy vessel constructed as mine layer Terror launched
  • Giants use plastic batting helmets for 1st time

Birthdays in History

  • Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, born in Scotland (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • Louis Chevrolet, American automotive pioneer (b. 1878)