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 This day in History - May 11
399 Historic Events for May 11
1979

Lester Raymond Flatt, musician (Ballad of Jed Clampett), dies at 64

Death
1980

Pete Rose, 39, steals second, third, and home in one inning for Phillies

Event
1980

Pam Higgins wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament

Event
1980

Matthew Lawrence, Phila, actor (Dynasty, Matthew-Brotherly Love)

Birth
1981

Hoyt J Fuller, editor (1st World magazine), dies at 57

Death
1981

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

Death
1981

Kim Carnes' "Bette Davis Eyes" hits #1, stay there 9 weeks

Event
1981

Andrew Lloyd Webber/TS Eliot's musical "Cats," premieres in London

Event
1981

Austin O'Brien, actor (Apollo 13, My Girl 2, Lawnmower Man)

Birth
1982

Leigh Snowden, actress (Hot Rod Rumble), dies at 51 of cancer

Death
1982

Piet van Egmond, organist/conductor, dies at 70

Death
1982

Jonathan Jackson, Orlando Fla, actor (Lucky-General Hospital)

Birth
1982

Canucks 4-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead

Event
1983

"Dance a Little Closer" opens and closes at Minskoff Theater NYC

Event
1983

Aberdeen wins 23rd Europe Cup II

Event
1983

Comet C/1983 H1 (IRAS-Araki-Alcock) approaches 0.0312 AUs of Earth

Event
1983

Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson, author (Anything Box), dies at 65

Death
1984

Johan Cruijff quits soccer

Event
1984

Tigers set best 30 game start record (26-4)

Event
1984

Transit of Earth as seen on Mars

Event
1985

Soccer stadium in Bradford England catches fire; 53 die

Event
1985

Pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands

Event
1985

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

Event
1985

Samuel Frith, English co-founder of soccer team (Bradford City), dies

Death
1985

Jorja Curtright, actor (Whistle Stop), dies of a heart attack

Death