On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez, Mexican soccer striker (55 caps; Pumas, Atlante, Veracruz), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2020)
  • Tomasz Stańko, Polish trumpeter (Astigmatic), born in Rzeszów, Poland (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
1942 Highlights

About July 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer