What Happened on May 11, 1962

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Antonio Segni becomes president of Italy
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
  • US sends troops to Thailand

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Bono, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Luther, politician and German Chancellor (1925-6), dies at 83