On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1944

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Boggs, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Myra Gale Brown, former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle
1944 Highlights

About July 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer