What Happened on December 11, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dutch government in London declares war on Italy
  • Germany & Italy declare war on USA
  • Giants acquire Johnny Mize from Cards for 3 players & $50,000
  • Japanese attack Wake Island (only failed WW II-landing)
  • Japanese occupy Guam

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Baucus, (Sen-D-Mont)
  • Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician, died at 85
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (b. 1922)