On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Play On!" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC after 61 performances

Sports History

Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov 3.5-2.5 in chess

  • NY Mets C Everett & Butch Huskey are 9th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Coi Leray [Collins], American rapper (No More Parties), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lana Condor, American actress (To All the Boys I've Loved Before), born in Cần Thơ , Vietnam

Famous Deaths

  • Brenda Carlin, American television producer & wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57
1997 Highlights

About May 11, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus