What Happened on March 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • Dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Lyle, Scottish singer-songwriter ("What's Love Got to Do with It"), born in Bellshill, Scotland
  • Ric Rothwell, British rock drummer (Mindbenders - "The Game of Love"), born in Reddish, Cheshire, England
  • Robert "Bobby" Lyle, American jazz pianist, born in Memphis, Tennessee
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik W. van Loon, Dutch-American radio commentator and writer, dies at 62
  • Irvin S. Cobb, American writer and humorist (Old Judge Priest), dies at 67
1944 Highlights

About March 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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