What Happened on July 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh

Event of Interest

Franklin Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Boggs, American TV host (Midday), and producer (Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Myra Gale Brown, American writer, first cousin once removed and former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle

About July 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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