#OnThisDay in history, May 11:
1812 – The Waltz is introduced into English ballrooms, although some observers considered it disgusting and immoral.
1813 – Explorers Lawson, Blaxland and Wentworth set out to
1926 – Australian actor Frank Thring, famous for his role as Pontius Pilate in the epic movie Ben Hur, is born.
1967 – Western Australian and South Australian first class cricketer, Channel Nine commentator and former Footy Show host, James Brayshaw is born.
1969 – The Monty Python comedy troupe forms.
1974 – ‘Tubular Bells’ by Mike Oldfield hits number 7 on the music…