Thursday 11 May 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ringo (singer) and Bob Christian.
The Scarlet Claw, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
Famous Birthdays:11 May
- Henk Hos: Resistance fighter, executed at 37.
- Opposition group surprise attack post office Washer
- Slomp Resistance fighter (Frits de Zwerver) freed from Arnhem prison
- World War II: The Allies begin a major offensive against the Axis Powers on the Gustav Line.
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