On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1946

Historical Events

  • World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 116 of 156 captured U-boats

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinz Winbeck, German composer, conductor and teacher, born in Piflas, Germany (d. 2019)
  • Ian Porterfield, English footballer, born in Dunfermline, United Kingdom (d. 2007)
1946 Highlights

About February 11, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius