May 11 in Pop Culture History
868 – The first known dated printed book was the Diamond Sutra, a Buddhist scripture. A citation included : “printed on 11 May 868, by Wang Chieh, for free general distribution”.
1811 – The famous Siamese twins, Chang and Eng, were born of Chinese parents in Siam (now Thailand).
1942 – Go Down, Moses by William Faulkner, was published
1947 – B.F. Goodrich Co. announced the development of tubeless …