February 20 » The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City.
March 5 » George Westinghouse patents the air brake.
March 22 » Illinois becomes the first state to require gender equality in employment.
July 18 » The Ballot Act 1872 in the United Kingdom introduced the requirement that parliamentary and local government elections be held by secret ballot.
November 18 » Susan B. Anthony and 14 other women are arrested for voting illegally in the United States presidential election of 1872.
November 30 » The first-ever international football match takes place at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, between Scotland and England.
The temperature on February 9, 1941 was between 6.5 °C and 8.2 °C and averaged 7.5 °C. There was 4.8 mm of rain during 6.9 hours. The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the southwest. Source: KNMI
January 5 » 37-year-old pilot Amy Johnson, the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia, disappears after bailing out of her plane over the River Thames, and is presumed dead.
May 24 » World War II: In the Battle of the Atlantic, the German Battleship Bismarck sinks then-pride of the Royal Navy, HMSHood, killing all but three crewmen.
June 27 » World War II: German troops capture the city of Białystok during Operation Barbarossa.
September 20 » The Holocaust in Lithuania: Lithuanian Nazis and local police murder 403 Jews in Nemenčinė.
September 22 » The Holocaust in Ukraine: On the Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murders 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. Those are the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
December 8 » World War II: Japanese forces simultaneously invade Shanghai International Settlement, Malaya, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and the Dutch East Indies. (See December 7 for the concurrent attack on Pearl Harbor in the Western Hemisphere.)
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