On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2006

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFloyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1956-59, 1960-62, Olympic gold 1952), dies of prostate cancer at 71

Boxing Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxing Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Frankie Thomas, American actor & author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Yossi Banai, Israeli singer, dies at 74
2006 Highlights

About May 11, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus