On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2002

Historical Events

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Ottawa and Apeldoorn (May 2), 2000, symbolically linking both the Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout the Second World War.
  • Last performance of the musical Cats in London's West End

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Bonanno, Italian-American mafioso & crime boss of the Bonanno crime family, dies of heart failure at 97
  • Renaude Lapointe, French Canadian journalist & senator, dies at 90
2002 Highlights

About May 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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