All of the events below happened on the same date in history, May 11.
1811: Conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker are born in Samutsongkram, Siam.
1812: British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons.
1858: Minnesota is admitted as 32nd U.S. state.
1888: Composer and pianist Irving Berlin is born in Tyumen, Russia.
1973: Daniel Ellsberg has charges for his involvement in releasing Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed.
1979: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Lester Flatt dies in Nashville, Tennessee at age 64.
1981: Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist Bob Marley, 36, dies in Miami, Florida.
1996: ValuJet Flight 592 crashes into the Florida Everglades shortly after takeoff from Miami. All 110 on board die.