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What Happened on May 11, 1778

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Pitt the Elder

William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68) known as the `Great Commoner', dies at 69

British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner) William Pitt the Elder
British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner)
William Pitt the Elder

1778 Highlights

About May 11, 1778

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 242 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus