May 11, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st contraceptive pill is made available for sale
  • French liner "France" launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann

Deaths in History


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