On this day in his­tory: 11 May

Zululand Observer - Weekender - - ZO OPINION -

1949 - Siam re­names it­self Thai­land

1979 - Travis Lo­gie is born in Durban. He was crowned the International Sur ng As­so­ci­a­tion’s Open World cham­pion (2002), was on the SA World Sur ng Games team (2002), was SA Surfer of the Year (2012) and has de­feated ev­ery world cham­pion, ex­cept for Sunny Gar­cia

1956 - Elvis Pres­ley’s 1st en­try on the UK charts with ‘Heart­break Ho­tel’

2015 - In­dia’s population of cially reaches 1 bil­lion - Astha Arora is named In­dia’s bil­lionth baby

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