Important GK Dates

Know what happened on 11th May


Importance of 11th May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 11th May special in the world history.

1998
A French mint began producing the first euro coins – Europe’s new single currency.
France
1998
India exploded 3 atomic bombs underground in its first nuclear tests for 24 years.
India
1988
Death of Kim Philby, British-born Soviet spy .
Great Britain
1985
Bradford City Football Fire
Great Britain
1969
The Monty Python comedy group was formed at the BBC in London
Great Britain
1949
Israel was admitted to the United Nations
Israel
1949
Siam changed its named to Thailand
Thailand
1934
A two-day dust storm removed massive amounts of topsoil from the American Great Plains. It was one of the worst storms of the Dust Bowl era
United States
1812
Prime Minister, Spencer Perceval, assassinated by John Bellingham, who was subsequently hanged
Great Britain
1709
The first mass emigration of Palatines from Germany to N. America began
Germany
1708
Death of Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect
France
May 2022 Festivals | May 2023 Festivals | May 2024 Festivals