On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2006

Famous Deaths

Floyd Patterson

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

  • Frankie Thomas, American actor & author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Yossi Banai, Israeli pop and cabaret singer, and actor dies of cancer at 74
2006 Highlights

About May 11, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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