According to Gregory calendar, on May 11, the day number in a year is 132 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 133. May 11 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 11 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1745War-French forces of Austrian succession defeated Anglo-Dach-Hahoverian 'practical army' in the Fontanoy battle in the Austrian Netherlands in the present Belgium.
1745Battle of Fontenoy Dornik): Austrian war started for succession.
1749The British Parliament accepted the Consolidation Act, which reorganized the Royal Navy.
1751The Pennsylvania Hospital established by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin.
1752The first fire insurance policy began in Philadelphia, USA.
1772The Amsterdam theater was destroyed by fire, killing 18 people and injuring several others.
1784Signed a peace treaty between Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Britain and Mysore.
1792Merchant Sea captain Robert Gray Columbia now became the first European to navigate in the United States of the Pacific Ocean.
1812Spencer was the only British Prime Minister to assassinate Pensor Parswelbac, advocating the British House of Commons.
1813William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Ventawarth departed from Sydney to west and confirmed to become the first European to cross the Blue Mountains.
1818The Old Vic Theater in London was established as the Royal Coburg Hall).
1820The HMS Beagle ship which would later take its Charles Darwin on its scientific voyage) was commissioned at the Woolwich dockyard.
1833A ship going from England to Quebec crashed into the Atlantic Sea, sinking into the Atlantic Sea, killing 215 people.
1846Under the leadership of George Donor, the American leading group known as the Donor Party, fully known for cannibalism, got stuck in Sierra Newadas, leaving Missouri, for the Whint California.
1858Minnesota (Flag Picture) was taken out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted as the 32nd US state.
1871The first trial in the Tichborne case began in the London Court of Common Pleas.
1880A land dispute between the Southern Pacific Railroad and Jaitley in Hanford, California became fatal when the gun battle broke out, killing seven people.
1889An US military payment and escort attack resulted in more than $ 28,000 stolen and two medal honors award.
1894In response to a 28 percent salary deduction, 4,000 Pulman Palace Karkong activists went on strike in Illinois, which stopped the traffic waste of Chicago.
1910The glacier National Park located in the US state of Montana was named a National Park.
1918The mountain republic of the Northern Caucasus (MRNC) was officially established on 11 May 1918. It was captured by the Bolshevik Russia's Red Army in June 1920 and the Republic of Mountaineers' government was forced to leave the Caucasus.
1927The Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Academy was formed on 11 May 1927 in California, United States. The academy is known for its annual Academy Awards, officially known as an Oscar.
1928American Walter Hagen won the Open Championship Golf Tournament in England.
1940The Battle of Grieberg began in the central Netherlands.
1946Malaysia's largest political party United Malaysian National Organization was established on 11 May 1946. Each of the six Prime Ministers of Malaysia has been an UMNO member.
1946Joint Malaysian National Organization, Malaysia's largest political party was established today, originally to oppose the constitutional structure of the Malay Sangh.
1949Israel joins the United Nations as its 59th member.
1949On May 11, 1949, Israel became a member of the United Nations. The United Nations was the first international body to recognize the state of Israel as a formally valid Jewish state. The United Nations is being criticized by other countries for its sharpness towards Israel.
1955Israel attacked Gaza. According to Israel and Palestinian President Abbas claiming victory by both sides, Hamas was severely weakened and did not achieve any of its demands. According to Hamas, Israel was removed from Gaza
1960The first contraceptive pill was made available in the market.
1961Angelino Solar won the Vilata a Spana bicycle race in 1961.
1964Terence Conran launches the first housing store on Fulham Road, London.
196517 thousand people died due to cyclonic storm in Bangladesh.
1967Andreas Papandraus was imprisoned by Greek military Janta on 11 May 1967. He was the first socialist Prime Minister of Greece and gave two terms as Prime Minister from 1981 to 1989 and 1993 to 1996. He was the most influential Prime Minister in Greek political history.
1985During an association football match between Bradford City and Lincoln city in Bradford, England, a flash fire consumed one side of the Valeli Parade Stadium, killing 56 attendees.
1996A severe snowfall on Mount Everest caused the death of eight climbers, causing the deadliest in the history of the mountain that year.
1997In the 6th game of the tournament played in New York on May 11, 1997, IBM Supercomputer defeated Deep Blue and defeated world chess champion Gary Kasparov. It was the first chess champion to lose a computer under tournament circumstances.
1997Deep Blue became the first computer that won the match against the strange chess champion, when he defeated Gary Kasparov in six matches.
1998Europe's first currency became the first coin in the euro. After a decade of preparation, the euro was launched on 1 January 1999: for the first three years it was an 'invisible' currency, used only for accounting purposes and for electronic payments.
2002378 people died in a ferry accident in Bangladesh.
2003Lithuania approved joining the European Union in a referendum.
2008Scientists at Cornell University in New York designed the world's first genetically modified human embryo.
2010David Cameron took over as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 11 May 2010 after the hung parliament election. Since World War II, it was the first coalition government in the United Kingdom to be formed between Conservative and Liberal Democrats.
2010David Cameron took over. The country's first coalition government was formed since Second World War II as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as a conservative and Liberal Democrat.
2012A team of physicists at the University of Science and Technology, China broke the record of quantum teleportation by teleporting more than 97 km of photons in 2012. Currently quantum teleportation with photons is 143 km.
330The city of Bijantium was preserved as Nova Roma, known as Constantinopal, which was the new capital of the Roman Empire, Underumnster Constantine the Great.
868A copy of the Diamond Sutra was published in China, which makes it the world's oldest dated printed book.

Important Historical Events of 11 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1995The Nuclear Non -Proliferation Treaty was unanimously expanded unanimously during the review conference in New York on 11 May 1995. India, Pakistan and Israel have never signed the treaty, although India is following the Haave No First Use 'policy about its commitment to indispension.
1998Operation Shakti (Pokhran II) started on May 11, 1998, in which a fusion and two fission bombs exploded during the tenure of Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Prime Minister of India. After this experiment, India became a fully developed nuclear state, resulting in a number of sanctions against India by the world's leading power including Japan and the United States.
1998India started the Pokhran -2 nuclear weapon test after the smiling Buddha Test 24 years ago.
1998India conducted three nuclear tests at Pokaran in Rajasthan.
1998India conducted 3 underground nuclear tests at Pokhran, including 1 thermonuclear device.
2000According to the population clock, India's population reached one billion. Born in Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi, 'Aastha' became an Arabian child of India.

Important Days of 11 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
National Technology DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 11 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1888Asaf Ali / Activist / India
1903Satyawant Mallannah Shrinagesh / Soldier / India
1904Kalyan Vaidyanathan Kuttur Sundaram / Civil Servant / India
1912Saadat Hasan Manto / Author / India
1950Sadashiv Amrapurkar / Actor / India

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