What Happened on May 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Citing government misconduct, Daniel Ellsberg has his charges for his involvement in releasing the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed.
  • Dutch government of Uyl forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Pullar, Cobram Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
  • James Haven, American actor
  • Michelle Venturella, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Patrick Sapp, NFL offensive linebacker (San Diego Chargers)

Famous Deaths

  • Grigory M Kosinzev, Russian director, dies
  • Lex Barker, American actor (b. 1919)