On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Historic Event

General MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Japanese troops land on North Sumatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Swan, American actor
  • Peter Eyre, actor (Hedda)
1942 Highlights

About March 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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