On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1943

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • Gene Watson, American country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff), born in Palestine, Texas
  • Keith Boyce, West Indian cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's), born in Castle, St Peter, Barbados (d. 1996)
  • Per-Gunnar Alldahl, Swedish composer, born in Solna, Sweden
1943 Highlights

About October 11, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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