On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Suzanne Pleshette (64) weds actor Tom Poston (79) at Manhattan's City Hall

Famous Deaths

Person of interestDouglas Adams

Douglas Adams, English author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy), dies of myocardial infarction and a fatal cardiac arrhythmia at 49