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 This day in History - May 11
399 Historic Events for May 11
1985

40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground

Event
1985

Garmt Stuiveling, literatrary (Ego and Echo), dies at 77

Death
1985

Chester Gould, cartoonist (Dick Tracy), dies at 84

Death
1985

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

Event
1985

Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India

Event
1986

Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

Event
1987

Corazon Aquino is elected president in the Philippines

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1987

1st heart-lung transplant take place (Baltimore)

Event
1988

France performs nuclear test

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1988

H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies

Death
1988

KV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II

Event
1988

Mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph)

Event
1989

Kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds

Event
1989

217th and final episode of "Dynasty" is aired

Event
1989

President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

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1989

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1990

NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt

Event
1991

Ho Dam, foreign minister North-Korea (1970-83), dies

Death
1991

Filip J Field, dies at 67

Death
1992

Carlos Herrera, drink inventor (Margarita), dies at 90

Death
1992

Elizabeth McDonald, inventor (Spic and Span), dies at 98

Death
1993

Paramaribo Suriname TV studio destroyed by fire

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1993

28th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins

Event
1994

Alfred James Broomhall, methodist Missionary, dies at 82

Death
1994

Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 68

Death