On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1941

Historical Events

  • Germany blitzes Coventry, England
  • Jewish Weekly newspaper taken control by Nazis
  • Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Goodman, American political columnist (Pulitzer 1980), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Frederick "Rick" Hauck, American astronaut (STS-7, STS 51-A, STS-26), born in Long Beach, California
1941 Highlights

About April 11, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries