On This Day

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, dies from cancer at 62
  • Reg Gasnier, Australian Rugby League Hall of Fame centre and captain (36 Tests; 3 World Cup; St. George), dies at 74
2014 Highlights

About May 11, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus