May 11

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 11. From 1900 until now. May 11 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Salvador Dalí (1904), Laetitia Casta (1978) and Renaud (singer) (1952). Several movies were released around May 11 over the years, such as The Pianist in 2002 directed by Roman Polanski and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992 directed by Mansoor Khan.
But much more happened on May 11 over the years: find out below

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Historical Events

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  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
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  • 2019 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): Houthi forces begin to withdraw from several Yemeni ports, including Al Hudaydah, As-Salif and Ras Isa. The withdrawal is part of a UN-brokered ceasefire deal that aims to end the blockade of Yemen. (Deutsche Welle)
  • 2018 The Israel Defense Forces again open fire with tear gas and live ammunition on Palestinian protesters, following 6 weeks of protests. One person is killed and 146 others wounded, with some protesters throwing stones and burning tyres. (The Independent)
  • 2017 Battle of Mosul: The Iraqi army's chief of staff, Lt Gen Othman al-Ghanmi, states that his security forces are only days away from completing the operation to recapture Mosul from ISIL. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): 11 May 2016 Baghdad bombings: At least 64 people are killed and 87 injured in a bomb attack on a market in Sadr City, Baghdad. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) claims responsibility. (CNN) (NY Times)ISIS bury alive 45 of their own fighters in Qayyarah for fleeing a battle. (Mirror) (Armen Press)
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Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods

Unintended Consequences

Year: 2013


Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an attorney for

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2004


PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Our Game by John le Carré

Our Game

Year: 1995


"FURIOUS IN ACTION...TAKES US BY THE NECK ON PAGE ONE AND NEVER LETS GO."--Chicago Sun-TimesWith the Cold War fought and won, British spymaster Tim Cranmer accepts early retirement to rural England

The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951


When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993


Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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