What Happened on May 11, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cartel des Gauches wins French parliamentary election

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Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz, merging the two companies

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz

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Pulitzer Prize awarded to Robert Frost (New Hampshire)


Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Hewish, radio astronomer
  • Eugene Dynkin, Russian mathematician
  • Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)