On This Day: May 11th
This is 131st day of the year and 234 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—6 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 7th day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Israeli agents captured Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.
Martha Grahammodern dancer, choreographer
Dame Margaret Rutherfordactress
Camilo José Celanovelist and poet
Louis Farrakhanreligious leader
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.