On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • "Archie" comic book debuts

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Andrews, comic book character (Archie)
  • Leon Haywood, American funk and soul singer, and keyboardist ("It's Got To Be Mellow"; "I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You"), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Otis Clay, American gospel, soul, and R&B-singer ("That's How It Is (When You're In Love)"), born in Waxhaw, Mississippi (d. 2006)
  • Tony Colton [Chalk], British singer-songwriter, and record producer (Head, Hands, and Feet), born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England (d. 2020)
1942 Highlights

About February 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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