On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62
1944 Highlights

About March 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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