On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • -23°F (-31°C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record)
  • Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Clemons, American rock saxophonist (Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band), born in Norfolk County, Virginia (d. 2011)
  • Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (The New Yorker), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2010)
1942 Highlights

About January 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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