On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • German army defeated at El-Alamein, North Africa
  • US and USSR sign Lend-Lease agreement during WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Muller, New Zealand rugby union prop (14 caps; Taranaki), born in Eltham, New Zealand (d. 2019)
  • Somachandra De Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
1942 Highlights

About June 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini