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June 9, 1942 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy government
  • German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nazis kill all inhabitants of Lidice, which had been implicated in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi controller of Bohemia and Moravia, to “teach the Czechs a final lesson of subservience and humility”

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich

Birthdays in History

  • Nicholas Lloyd, British editor (The Daily Express)