On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1940

Famous Deaths

  • Lluís Companys, Spanish politician, 123rd President of the Generalitat of Catalonia (1933-40), shot at 58
  • Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist, dies at 80
1940 Highlights

About October 11, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra