On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1944

Historical Events

  • A reconnaissance squadron of the US 5th Armored Division "Victory Division" is 1st allied force to enter Nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Everaldo, Brazilian footballer, born in Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Freddy Thielemans, Belgian socialist politician (Mayor of Brussels), born in Laeken, Belgium
  • John McSheery, American baseball umpire (World Series 1977, 87; MLB All Star Game 1975, 82, 91; dies while umpiring on Opening Day), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • John McSherry, American baseball umpire (World Series 1977, 87; All-Star Game 1975, 82, 91), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
1944 Highlights

About September 11, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo