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

B.B. King

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

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? 78 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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