What Happened on February 11, 1943

Historical Events

  • Transport #47 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Historic Event

US General Eisenhower selected to command the allied armies in Europe; British General Montgomery not best pleased

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Rubin, American jazz and session trumpeter and flugelhorn player (SNL; Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • Iain Cameron, British brigadier
  • Serge Lama [Chauvier], French singer ("Je suis malade"), born in Bordeaux, France
1943 Highlights

About February 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius