What Happened on May 2, 2011

Historical Events

Music History

Flavor Flav is arrested on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for various driving offenses

Historic Event

Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by US special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan

  • The 2011 E. coli O104:H4 outbreak strikes Europe, mostly in Germany, leaving more than 30 people dead and many others sick from the bacteria outbreak.

Famous Deaths

Osama bin LadenOsama bin Laden (1957-2011)

Islamic militant and founder of al-Qaeda, shot and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan by navy seals during Operation Neptune Spear at 54

2011 Highlights

About May 2, 2011

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • UK #1 Song: Party Rock Anthem - Lmfao/Lauren Bennett/Goonrock