On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops conquer Kalewa

Book releaseHistoric Publication

William Faulkner's collections of short stories, "Go Down, Moses", is published

Author and Nobel Laureate William Faulkner
Author and Nobel Laureate
William Faulkner

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Billington, British writer
1942 Highlights

About May 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus