What Happened on May 11, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st night game at Boston Braves Field (Giants 5, Braves 1)
  • 71st Preakness: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:01.4
  • United Malays National Organisation is created.

Famous Birthdays

  • Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician
  • Robert Jarvik, American scientist and researcher (developed the Jarvik-7 artificial heart), born in Midland, Michigan