On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov 3.5-2.5 in chess

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
  • NY Mets C Everett & Butch Huskey are 9th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

Famous Deaths

  • Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57