On This Day: May 11th
This is 132nd day of the year and 234 days remain in the year.
The Pullman Strike began.
Siam changed its name to Thailand.
Israeli agents captured Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.
Reggae performer Bob Marley died of cancer in Miami at the age of 36.
IBM's supercomputer, Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov, the reigning world champion, in a six game chess match (2 for blue, 1 for Kasparov, and 3 ties).
India set off atomic blasts.
May 11 BirthdaysSalvador Dali1904–89, Spanish surrealist painter.
Martha Grahammodern dancer, choreographer
Dame Margaret Rutherfordactress
Camilo José Celanovelist and poet
Louis Farrakhanreligious leader