What Happened on August 11, 1944

Historical Events

Event of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy

  • French 5th Armour division recaptures Sées

Event of Interest

Klaus Barbie, Gestapo head of Lyon France leaves for Auschwitz

  • US air raid on Palembang
1944 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Pearl, British judge
  • Ian McDiarmid, Scottish stage director, and stage and screen actor (Star Wars -"Palpatine"), born in Carnoustie, Scotland
Born in 1944

About August 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo