On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American actress and #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano urges women to go on a "sex strike" after Georgia state passes new abortion law

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • Carbon dioxide levels in the earth's atmosphere hit levels not seen for 3 million years at 415 parts per million, according to the Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii
  • Militants attack Zaver Pearl-Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan killing five, Balochistan Liberation Army claim responsibility
  • South African parliamentary elections return ruling Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC party to power with reduced majority (58%)

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Lederman, American boxing judge, analyst (HBO), dies of cancer at 79