On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: German Martin Kaymer leads after each round to win by 1 stroke ahead of Jim Furyk; first 8-figure purse in golf with winner's share $1.8 million
  • Thousands protest against the construction of a waste incineration plant in Hangzhou, China

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Gagliardi, American bass guitarist, dies from cancer at 62
  • Reg Gasnier, Australian Hall of Fame rugby league player, dies at 74