Historical Events on May 11, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on May 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 One hundred and ten people are killed in an ISIL bombing in Baghdad.
2014 Fifteen people are killed and 46 injured in Kinshasa in a stampede caused by tear gas being thrown into soccer stands by police officers.
2013 Fifty-two people are killed in a bombing in Reyhanlı, Turkey.
2011 An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Lorca, Spain.
1998 India conducts three underground atomic tests in Pokhran.
1997 Deep Blue, a chess-playing supercomputer, defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion chess player in a classic match format.
1996 After the aircraft's departure from Miami, a fire started by improperly handled chemical oxygen generators in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Airlines Flight 592 causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 on board.
1985 Fifty-six spectators die and more than 200 are injured in the Bradford City stadium fire.
1970 The 1970 Lubbock tornado kills 26 and causes $250 million in damage.
1919 Uruguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1894 Four thousand Pullman Palace Car Company workers go on a wildcat strike.
1889 An attack upon a U.S. Army paymaster and escort results in the theft of over $28,000 and the award of two Medals of Honor.
1880 Seven people are killed in the Mussel Slough Tragedy, a gun battle in California.
1857 Indian Rebellion of 1857: Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British.
1813 William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth discover a route across the Blue Mountains, opening up inland Australia to settlement.
1812 Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the British House of Commons.
Famous People Born on May 11

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Year Name
1974 Tony Warner, English born Trinidadian international footballer and coach
1852 Charles W. Fairbanks, American journalist and politician, 26th United States Vice President (d. 1918)
1854 Jack Blackham, Australian cricketer (d. 1932)
1955 John DeStefano, Jr., American politician, 49th Mayor of New Haven
1977 Victor Matfield, South African rugby player, coach, and sportscaster
1978 Laetitia Casta, French model and actress
1869 Archibald Warden, English tennis player (d. 1943)
1983 Matt Leinart, American football player
1944 John Benaud, Australian cricketer
1970 Harold Ford, Jr., American lawyer and politician
Famous People Deaths On May 11

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Date Name
2008 John Rutsey, Canadian drummer (b. 1953)
1994 Timothy Carey, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1928)
1988 Kim Philby, British-Soviet double agent (b. 1912)
1610 Matteo Ricci, Italian priest and mathematician (b. 1552)
1920 James Colosimo, Italian-American mob boss (b. 1878)
1779 John Hart, American lawyer and politician (b. 1711)
2001 Douglas Adams, English novelist and screenwriter (b. 1952)
1938 George Lyon, Canadian golfer and cricketer (b. 1858)
1848 Tom Cribb, English boxer (b. 1781)
2011 Robert Traylor, American basketball player (b. 1977)