On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • German troops reconquer Aprilia, Italy
  • U-424 sunk off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Greene, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1969 3rd), born in Gray, Georgia
  • Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha)
  • Michael G. Oxley, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1981-2007), born in Findlay, Ohio (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, dies
1944 Highlights

About February 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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