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Wednesday, May 11, 2005

On this Day

Wednesday, May 11th
The 131st day of 2005
There are 234 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On May 11, 1973, charges against Daniel Ellsberg for his role in the Pentagon Papers case were dismissed by Judge William M. Byrne, who cited government misconduct. (Go to article.)

On May 11, 1894, Martha Graham, the American dancer and choreographer who was a pioneer of modern dance, was born. Following her death on April 1, 1991, her obituary appeared in The Times. (
Go to obituary)

On May 11, 1867, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the British Reform Act of 1867. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.