What Happened on May 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams & cash

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • John Lennon says his phone is tapped by FBI on Dick Cavett Show
  • Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 2
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Bonhomme, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Anita Hegh, Australian actress
  • Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)
  • Stefen Reid, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)