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Notable Historical Events for May 11th

1968Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"

1989President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

1943Hermann Goering division in Tunisia surrenders

192863rd British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Royal St George's

1189Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa & 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg for the Third Crusade

1820Launch of HMS Beagle, the ship that took young Charles Darwin on his scientific voyage.

1904Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace

1981Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats" (based on TS Eliot) premieres in London

1985Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1

1942William Faulkner's collections of short stories, Go Down, Moses, is published.

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Notable Birthdays on May 11th

1888Irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)

1963Natasha Richardson, London England, actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale)

1983Holly Valance, Melbourne, Victoria, Australian actress (Felicity "Flick" Scully-Neighbours) and singer

1904Salvador Dali, Figueras Spain, surrealist artist (Crucifixion)

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Notable Deaths on May 11th

1960John D. Rockefeller Jr, American financier and philanthropist, dies of pneumonia at 86

2001Douglas Adams, English author (b. 1952)

2006Floyd Patterson, American boxer, dies at 71

1778William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69

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