Historical Events In May - 11
Monday, 20 March 2023
1953 Winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles domino theory on May - 11.
1953 On May - 11 tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage)
1953 On this day in history jean Adair, dies at 80
1955 Israel attacks Gaza on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history g L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
1956 On May - 11 pinky Lee Show, last airs on NBC-TV
1956 Walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79 on May - 11.
1957 Gabriel Paris forms Government of Colombia on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1959 On this day in history "Kookie, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb" by Byrnes & Connie Stevens hits #4
1959 On May - 11 elvis Presley's first entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"
1959 On May - 11 rodgers & Barer's musical "Once Upon a Mattress" premieres in NYC
1960 French liner "France" launched on May - 11.
1960 On this day in history israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires
1960 On May - 11 john D Rockefeller Jr, philanthropist, dies at 86
1962 Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy on this day in history.
1962 Near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico on May - 11.
1962 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1962 On this day in history uS sends troops to Thailand
1963 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits #2 on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history racial bomb attacks in Birmingham AL
1963 The birth of Natasha Richardson, American Actress on this day in history.
1965 On May - 11 ellis Island added to Statue of Liberty National monument
1965 On this day in history the first of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (India)
1965 On May - 11 u.S. destroyers deliver first shore bombardment of Vietnam War.
1965 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 11.
1965 West Indies becomes first holders of the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy on May - 11.
1965 On May - 11 ludovicus H "Lode" Baekelmans, Flemish playwright, dies at 86
1966 On May - 11 real Madrid wins 11th Europe Cup I
1967 On May - 11 "Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 performances
1967 On this day in history 100,000,000th US phone connected
1967 On this day in history great Britain, Ireland & Denmark apply for EG membership
1968 Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park" on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
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