On This Day

May 11, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Valujet DC-9 crashes in Miami, 109 die

Weddings in History

  • Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley (39) weds retail store designer Bill Keenan (43) at Manhattan City Hall in New York

Deaths in History

  • Joan Thirkettle, British journalist, dies at 48
  • Malcolm MacEwen, Scottish conservationist & communist activist, dies at 84
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1st President of Nigeria (1963-66), dies at 91