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Saturday May 11, 2019

May 11: Day of the Week

May 11, 2019 is the 131st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 234 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 11 Historical Event(s)

  • 912
    Alexander becomes Emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1502
    Christopher Columbus leaves for his fourth and final voyage to the West Indies.
  • 1792
    Captain Robert Gray becomes the first documented white person to sail into the Columbia River.
  • 1894
    Pullman Strike: Four thousand Pullman Palace Car Company workers go on a wildcat strike in Illinois.
  • 1907
    32 Shriners are killed when their chartered train derails at a switch near Surf Depot in Lompoc, California.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Allies begin a major offensive against the Axis Powers on the Gustav Line.
  • 1968
    The Toronto Transit Commission opens the largest expansion of its Bloor–Danforth line, going to Scarborough in the East, and Etobicoke in the West.
  • 1973
    Citing government misconduct, Daniel Ellsberg has charges for his involvement in releasing the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed.
  • 1987
    In Baltimore, Maryland, the first heart-lung transplant takes place. The surgery is performed by Dr. Bruce Reitz of the Stanford University School of Medicine.
  • 1995
    In New York City more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.

Who were born on May 11?

  • 1861
    Frederick Russell Burnham, American inspiration and “father” of the international scouting movement (d. 1947)
  • 1888
    Willis A. Lee, World War II U.S. naval admiral (d. 1945)
  • 1936
    Carla Bley, American musician and composer
  • 1950
    Dane Iorg, American baseball player
  • 1952
    Renaud, French composer
  • 1956
    Alex Lester, British broadcaster
  • 1958
    Walt Terrell, American baseball player
  • 1963
    Gunilla Carlsson, Swedish politician
  • 1975
    Francisco Cordero, Dominican baseball player
  • 1988
    Ace Hood, American rapper

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