Historical Events In May - 11
Friday, 15 January 2021
1896 On May - 11 josip Slavenski, composer
1897 On May - 11 wash Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers
1897 Izak W van der Merwe, [Boerneef], S Afr writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek) on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.
1900 On May - 11 james J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 23 for heavywgt boxing title
1901 On May - 11 mari Sandoz, Nebraska, author (Cheyenne Autumn)
1902 Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Unen Kaivo) on this day in history.
1903 Charlie Gehringer, Detroit Tigers' 2nd baseman (1924-42) on May - 11.
1904 Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace on this day in history.
1904 On May - 11 andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace
1904 On May - 11 guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer
1905 On this day in history marjorie Sykes, peace campaigner
1906 On May - 11 kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
1907 On this day in history bank of San Fransisco incorporated
1907 Bank of SF incorporated on May - 11.
1907 On May - 11 john Albert Delany, composer, dies at 54
1909 Herbert Murrill, composer on May - 11.
1910 On May - 11 glacier National Park is established (Montana, USA)
1910 On this day in history montana's Glacier National Park forms The park borders the Cdn. Waterton National Park in Canada
1910 Montana's Glacier National Park forms on May - 11.
1910 On this day in history jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, composer
1911 On May - 11 the United States becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1911 On May - 11 doodles Weaver, LA Calif, comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers)
1912 38th Kentucky Derby: Carol H Shilling aboard Worth wins in 2:09.4 on this day in history.
1912 Foster Brooks, Louisville Ky, comedian/actor (Miles-Mork & Mindy) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history clare Grundman, composer
1916 Einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented on this day in history.
1916 C J Cela, writer on May - 11.
1916 On this day in history karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies
1917 On May - 11 britain grants Royal Letters Patent to New Zealand
1917 Hon Montague Woodhouse, Greek resistance organiser on May - 11.
1917 On May - 11 otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66
1918 On this day in history 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8
1918 Richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965) on May - 11.