On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • New York Rangers beat Detroit Red Wings, 5-2 to end NHL record 25 game winless streak (0-21-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor (Saban the Cow,), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 2000)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Blues musician B.B. King (19) marries his first wife Martha Denton

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrit Grijns, Dutch researcher and co-discoverer of vitamin B1 (thiamine), dies at 79
1944 Highlights

About November 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio