11 May

11 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 11th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 11th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Plumbing Day.
  • World Ego Awareness Day.
  • National Twilight Zone Day
  • National Eat What You Want Day
  • Donate A Day’s Wages To Charity Day
  • National Root Canal Appreciation Day
  • National Receptionists Day
  • School Nurse Day
  • National Third Shift Workers Day

Historic Events

2000: India’s population officially reached 1 billion in 2000.

1997: IBM’s Deep Blue computer defeated Garry Kasparov in chess in 1997.

1956: Ghana becomes the first African nation to give independence from Britain in 1956.

1920: Marie Curie, 1920

Marie Curie, 1920

1899: Pluto Lamps. The Victorian Gas Lamps sold hot cups of coffee, tea and cocoa. Inauguration of the first Pluto lamps in Exmouth Street, London 1899.

Pluto Lamps. The Victorian Gas Lamps sold hot cups of coffee, tea and cocoa. Inauguration of the first Pluto lamps in Exmouth Street, London 1899.

1897: Recovered photo from the doomed balloon expedition to the North Pole by Salomon Andrée in 1897.

Recovered photo from the doomed balloon expedition to the North Pole by Salomon Andrée in 1897.

Famous Birthdays

1918: Sir Richard Feynman was born

Sir Richard Feynman

Salvador Dali was born.

Andres Iniesta was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Bob Marley died.
  • Norman Llyod died
  • Peggy Lipton died.

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