What Happened on May 11, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st contraceptive pill is made available for sale
  • French liner "France" launched
  • Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorgen Schult, German FR, discus thrower (world record 1986)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, dies of pneumonia at 86

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr