What Happened on May 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Winston Churchill criticizes US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles' domino theory

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
US Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles

Famous Birthdays

  • Boyd Gaines, American actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Adair, dies at 80