What Happened on May 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa
  • Luigi Einaudi elected president of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Matt, Austrian slalom (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Nirj Deva, Sri Lankan-British politician
  • Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician