On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 78 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces