On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1942

Historical Events

  • -Oct 12] Naval battle at Cape Esperance, Guadalcanal

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAmitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor (The Great Gatsby), born in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Vic Fazio, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Winchester, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, Russian-Soviet composer, dies at 64
1942 Highlights

About October 11, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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