On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1941

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lt-Gen Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • Sicherheitsdienst complains about Dutch anti German sentiments

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Randall Jr, stuntman (Species, Mrs Soffel, Return of the Jedi)
  • Jeremy Mackenzie, general
  • Sérgio Mendes, Brazilian jazz, bossa nova, and pop pianist, composer, and band leader (Brazil '66/'77/'88), born in Niterói, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/Min of Finance (SPD), suicide at 63
1941 Highlights

About February 11, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius