What Happened on May 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hermann Goering division in Tunisia surrenders

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • US 7th div lands on Attu, Aleutian, (1st US territory recaptured)

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnie Satin [Silver], American musician (The Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • George Edwards, composer
  • Juliet Harmer, English actress
  • Les Chadwick, English bassist (Gerry and the Pacemakers), born in Liverpool. England
  • Nancy Greene, Canadian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Szmul Zygielbojm, Jewish-Polish socialist politician (Bund) and activist, commits suicide to protest Allied indifference to the Holocaust during WWII at 48