Wednesday, May 11, 2016

31st year - N° 132 Wednesday, 11 May 2016

31st year - N° 132 Wednesday, 11 May 2016

11 May / Today's 12 Events:
205 years ago

Saturday 11th of May 1811

Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker is born in Meklong, Samut Songkhram, Thailand.

128 years ago

Friday 11th of May 1888

Composer Irving Berlin, originally Israel Isidore Beilin is born in Tyumen, Tyumen Oblast, Russia.

122 years ago

Friday 11th of May 1894

Leider van het Nederlandse Volk Anton Adriaan (Ad) Mussert is born in Werkendam, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

112 years ago

Wednesday 11th of May 1904

Surrealist artist and first Marqués de Dalí de Pubol Salvador Dalí, originally Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech is born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.

69 years ago

Sunday 11th of May 1947

42-year-old Murderess Winnie Ruth Judd aka The Trunk Murderess escapes in Arizona State Hospital, 2500 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

It was Judd's third escape, but she was recaptured 12 hours later.

57 years ago

Monday 11th of May 1959

55-year-old Actor Peter Lorre, originally László Löwenstein suffers a heart attack while directing a film in Granada, Andalucía, Spain.

56 years ago

Wednesday 11th of May 1960

54-year-old SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Otto Eichmann known for organising the Holocaust is captured by the Israeli Mossad living under the assumed name of Ricardo Klement in Buenos Aires, Gran Buenos Aires, Argentina.

51 years ago They Had a Curfew

Tuesday 11th of May 1965

33-year-old Singer-songwriter Johnny R. Cash aka The Man in Black is arrested for public drunkenness in Starkville, Mississippi, United States.

Cash described it as being picked up for picking flowers. He was held overnight at the city jail.

35 years ago

Monday 11th of May 1981

Musician Bob Robert Nesta Marley dies of lung cancer and a brain tumour at the age of 36 in Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Miami, Florida, United States.

20 years ago

Saturday 11th of May 1996

110 die in ValuJet Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 Flight 592 crash in Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area, The Everglades, Florida, United States.

18 years ago

Monday 11th of May 1998

Serial killer Hans van Zon, originally Johannes Marinus van Zon dies of alcohol poisoning at the age of 57 in Delfzijl, Groningen, Netherlands.

9 years ago The Eyes had it

Friday 11th of May 2007

A basement air vent in Kattenberg 79, Borgerhout, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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