Historical Events In May - 11
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1953 On May - 11 winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles domino theory
1953 On May - 11 tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage)
1953 On this day in history jean Adair, dies at 80
1955 On this day in history israel attacks Gaza
1955 On this day in history g L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
1956 Pinky Lee Show, last airs on NBC-TV on May - 11.
1956 On May - 11 walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79
1957 On May - 11 gabriel Paris forms Government of Colombia
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island on May - 11.
1959 On May - 11 "Kookie, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb" by Byrnes & Connie Stevens hits #4
1959 On this day in history elvis Presley's first entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"
1959 On this day in history rodgers & Barer's musical "Once Upon a Mattress" premieres in NYC
1960 On May - 11 french liner "France" launched
1960 On this day in history israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires
1960 John D Rockefeller Jr, philanthropist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1962 Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy on May - 11.
1962 On May - 11 near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on May - 11.
1962 US sends troops to Thailand on May - 11.
1963 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2 on May - 11.
1963 Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history the birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress
1965 On this day in history ellis Island added to Statue of Liberty National monument
1965 The first of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (India) on May - 11.
1965 U.S. destroyers deliver first shore bombardment of Vietnam War on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1965 West Indies becomes first holders of the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy on May - 11.
1965 Ludovicus H "Lode" Baekelmans, Flemish playwright, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history real Madrid wins 11th Europe Cup I
1967 On this day in history "Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 performances
1967 100,000,000th US phone connected on this day in history.
1967 Great Britain, Ireland & Denmark apply for EG membership on this day in history.
1968 On May - 11 richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"
1968 On May - 11 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games