On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi
  • Kristallnacht; Jews forced to wear Star of David

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • John Reilly, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Narvel Felts, country singer
  • Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestTyphoid Mary

Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, dies at 69