What Happened on May 11, 2014

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 (Foreigner, 1976-79 - "Feels Like The First Time"), dies from cancer at 62
  • Reg Gasnier, Australian Rugby League Hall of Fame centre and captain (36 Tests; 3 World Cups; St. George RLFC), dies at 74

About May 11, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All Of Me - John Legend
  • UK #1 Song: Waves - Mr Probz