On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Henry Marrow is murdered in a violent racially-motivated crime in Oxford, North Carolina.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Glenn Hugill, British television presenter and producer
  • Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • Nicky Katt, American actor

Famous Weddings

  • Sammy Davis Jr weds Altovise

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist, dies at 62