May 11th is World Ego Awareness Day and Eat What You Want Day.
We’d like to welcome you to the 131st day of the year! We still have 234 days left of this year.
People who were born on May 11th share the Taurus zodiac sign.
If you’re thirsty for knowledge about this day, you’re in the right place! Today we are going to cover historical events, film and TV, musicals, celebrity news and much more that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1965, Ellis Island was added to the Statue of Liberty National monument? Lady Liberty herself had already been a US national monument since 1924.
Keep reading for more facts about May 11th in history!
What Happened On May 11 In History?
Justin Bieber made his first tweet at 8:27 pm, promoting his single “One Time”.
Margaret A Brewer became the first female general in the US Marine Corps.
Back then, the Marine Corp did not let women achieve a general ranking. However, President Carter made a special nomination to the grade of brigadier general that was approved by both houses of Congress. Margaret A Brewer was appointed the Director of Information, making her the first female general officer.
A taping of "Do Not Adjust Your Set" brought together comedians Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. It was the first time they had all been together at the same time, and went back to Cleese's nearby apartment to discuss working together in the future.
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