What Happened on July 11, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British & German dogfight above Lyme Bay
  • Marshall Henri Petain, French hero of World War One, becomes head of the collaborative Vichy government of France.

Famous Birthdays

  • Rafael Martinez, horse trainer
  • Terry Patchett, politician
  • Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician