What Happened On 11th May 2014 In History

May 11th (2014) was a Sunday. It's the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 234 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 11th May, 2014

  • » 15 people are killed and 46 injured in Kinshasa in a 2014 Stade Tata Raphaël disaster known as stampede caused by tear gas being thrown into the stand by police officers attempting to defuse a hostile incident.

May 11th Famous Deaths for 2014

  • » Thelma Eisen, American baseball player and manager (b. 1922)
  • » Ed Gagliardi, American bass player (Foreigner (band) called Foreigner) (b. 1952)
  • » Reg Gasnier, Australian rugby player and coach (b. 1939)
  • » Barbara Knudson, American actress (b. 1927)
  • » Jeb Stuart Magruder, American minister and civil servant (b. 1934)
  • » Martin Špegelj, Croatian general and politician, 2nd Ministry of Defence (Croatia) named Minister of Defence of Croatia (b. 1927)
  • » Harry Stopes-Roe, English philosopher (b. 1924)

May 11th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints named Feast Day:
  • » Abgar V of Edessa (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » Anthimus of Rome
  • » Saints Cyril and Methodius named Cyril and Methodius (Eastern Orthodox Church; commemoration, Anglican Communion)
  • » Francis of Girolama
  • » Gangulphus called Gangulphus of Burgundy
  • » Majolus of Cluny
  • » Mamertus, the first of the Ice Saints
  • » Odilo of Cluny
  • » May 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Earliest day on which Whit Monday can fall, while June 14 is the latest; celebrated on the day after Pentecost. (Christianity)
  • » One of the three days of the Feast of the Lemures. (Roman Empire)
  • » Pokhran-II Legacy named National Technology Day (India)
  • » List of U.S. states by date of statehood e.g Statehood Day (Minnesota)

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