May 11th

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The May 11 is the 131st day of the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years ), thus remaining 234 days until the end of the year. Even the Roman and the Julian calendar to know 11 May (or Maius ). Dates prior to the Gregorian calendar reform are usually given in the Julian calendar.

Historic anniversaries
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22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
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Events

Politics and world events

415 BC Chr .: Alcibiades
330: Constantine the Great
1484: Friedrich III.
1573: The election of Heinrich
1745: Battle of Fontenoy
1812: Assassination attempt on Perceval, Bellingham on the right
1857: Bahadur Shah II.
1860: Giuseppe Garibaldi
1878: Max Hödel
  • 1878 : The socialist Max Hödel carried out a pistol attack on the German Emperor Wilhelm I in Berlin , but nobody was injured. The attack is a pretext for the enactment of the Socialist Law on October 19th.
1891: Nicholas II.
1921: Joseph Wirth
1943: US soldiers on Attu
1949: Flag of Thailand
1972: Destruction of the headquarters of the 5th US Corps
1987: Klaus Barbie

economy

  • 1796 : The Quaker William Tuke opened in York 's first private psychiatric hospital for the insane The Retreat in England, one of the first in the history of psychiatry . The institution, which is characterized by the renunciation of coercion and violence, still exists today.
1833: The German Customs Union at the time it was founded (blue)
Patented in 1892: The "Englishman"

science and technology

868: Diamond Sutra
1926:
Norge airship

Culture

1910: Glacier National Park
1981: Cats logo
2003: The Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini

society

  • 1832 : An anatomy law is passed in Great Britain to prevent theft of corpses . It allows anatomists of relatives to dissect unclaimed corpses. An anatomy inspector is appointed to stop the illegal dissection of corpses .

Disasters

  • 1953 : A tornado strength F5 during the three-day Waco tornado outbreaks kills in Waco , Texas, 114 people. The outbreak was from May 9th to May 11th.
  • 1974 : In an earthquake of magnitude 7 in Sichuan and Yunnan in the People's Republic of China about 20,000 people are killed.
1985: Memorial plaque at the entrance to the stadium

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1984: Simulation of the earth's passage as seen from Mars

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Christian I of Anhalt Bernburg (* 1568)

18th century

Hieronymus Carl Friedrich von Münchhausen (* 1720)

19th century

1801-1850

Alois Auer von Welsbach (* 1813)
Friedrich Imhoof-Blumer (* 1838)

1851-1900

Ottmar Mergenthaler (* 1854)
Joseph Marx (* 1882)
Henry Morgenthau (* 1891)
William Grant Still (* 1895)

20th century

1901-1925

Salvador Dalí (* 1904)
Jaap van Praag (* 1911)
Richard Feynman (* 1918)
Luděk Pachman (* 1924)

1926-1950

Marco Ferreri (* 1928)
Louis Farrakhan (* 1933)
Dieter Grimm (* 1937)
Elisabeth Gehrer (* 1942)

1951-1975

Shohreh Aghdashloo (* 1952)
Hans-Günter Henneke (* 1957)
Michael Hartmann (* 1963)
Thomas Oberender (* 1966)
Eva Menasse (* 1970)

1976-2000

Janne Ahonen (* 1977)
Severin Freund (* 1988)

Died

Before the 18th century

Johann Lüdinghusen († 1589)

18th century

Eugène François Vidocq († 1857)

20th century

1901-1950

Karl Schwarzschild († 1916)
Afonso Costa († 1937)

1951-2000

Giovanni Tebaldini († 1952)
Hans Luther († 1962)
Bob Marley († 1981)

21st century

Douglas Adams († 2001)
Jeb Stuart Magruder († 2014)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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