May 10, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess escapes to Britain to open secret negotiations with the Allies, parachuting into Scotland

Nazi leader Rudolf Hess
Nazi leader
Rudolf Hess
  • British House of Commons & Holborn Theatre damaged in an air raid
  • Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Orange warns against treason

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