On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2001

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

  • Klaus Schlesinger, German writer, dies at 64
2001 Highlights

About May 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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