On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday

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-born gangster (b. 1905)
  • Renaude Lapointe, French Canadian journalist and senator (b. 1912)