April 9th, 1942
World War II: The Battle of Bataan/Bataan Death MarchUnited States forces surrender on the Bataan Peninsula. The Japanese Navy launches an air raid on Trincomalee in Ceylon (Sri Lanka); Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and Royal Australian Navy Destroyer HMAS Vampire are sunk off the island s east coast. event on April 09, 1942.
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|April 9th, 1942||Birth||Brandon De Wilde, American actor (died in 1972)|