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Notable Historical Events for May 11th

1864Gen J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern

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

1975Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic

1985Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cin Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez & Cesar Cedeno

1953Winston Churchill criticizes US Sec of State John Foster Dulles' domino theory

1919Yanks' Jack Quinn & Senators' Walter Johnson, 12 inning 0-0 tie

1956Elvis Presley's 1st entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"

1989President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

199328th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins

1502Columbus begins 4th & last trip to "Indies"

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Notable Birthdays on May 11th

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

1982Cory Monteith, Calgary, Alberta, Canadian actor and musician (Glee, Monte Carlo)

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

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

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Notable Deaths on May 11th

1981Bob Marley, reggae singer, dies of brain & lung cancer at 36

2001Douglas Adams, English author (b. 1952)

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

2006Floyd Patterson, American boxer, dies at 71

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