On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1970

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


LovePerson of Interest

Sammy Davis Jr.weds Altovise

Singer, Actor and TV Host Sammy Davis Jr.
Singer, Actor and TV Host
Sammy Davis Jr.

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist, dies at 62
1970 Highlights

About May 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus