On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • Opposition group surprise attack post office Washer

Famous Birthdays

  • John Benaud, Australian cricketer (brother of Richie, Australian bat 1972-73), born in Auburn, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Henk Hos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 37
  • Walter Oesau, German fighter pilot (WWII), dies at 30
1944 Highlights

About May 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus