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Historical Events In April - 11

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1921  On April - 11 augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies  

1922  On this day in history alexander Raichev, composer  

1924  1st men's college swimming championships begin on April - 11.  

1925  Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco on April - 11.  

1925  Ethel Kennedy, wife of Bobby on April - 11.  

1926  Flemish Economic Covenant (VEV) forms in Ghent on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history chilean gen Carlos Ibáñez names himself president  

1929  On April - 11 kLO-AM in Ogden UT begins radio transmissions  

1933  On this day in history hermann Goering becomes premier of Prussia  

1936  On April - 11 rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "On Your Toes," premieres in NYC  

1936  On this day in history mitya Stillman, composer, dies at 44  

1939  Hungary leaves League of Nations on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history sS Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], detective writer, dies at 50  

1941  On this day in history belgrade, in Yugoslavia, occupied by German forces during World War 2  

1941  Germany blitzes Conventry, England on this day in history.  

1942  Distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized on this day in history.  

1943  On April - 11 frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his first (single-rotor) craft  

1943  On April - 11 frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his 1st (single-rotor) craft  

1944  RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague on April - 11.  

1945  At the end of World War 2, the Red army enters the Austrian city of Vienna on this day in history.  

1945  U.S. troops liberate approximately 20,000 prisoners from Buchenwald on April - 11.  

1945  On April - 11 allied troops liberate Basket-Compascuum  

1945  Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish resistance fighter (in Dachau), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1947  Jackie Robinson becomes first black in modern major-league baseball on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball  

1948  12th Golf Masters Championship: Claude Harmon wins, shooting a 279 on April - 11.  

1950  On this day in history prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco  

1951  On April - 11 general MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea  

1951  On April - 11 pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur  

1952  On this day in history the Battle of Nanri island takes place.  

1952  Wadi' Sabra, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1953  Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare on April - 11.  

1954  Marlene Bauer wins LPGA New Orleans Golf Open on this day in history.  

1955  Sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted on April - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0146  Septimius Severus (d. 211) was born on April - 11.  

1370  Frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony was born on April - 11.  

1374  Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (d. 1398) was born on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history birth of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (d. 1549)  

1586  On April - 11 birth of pietro Della Valle, composer  

1602  Johann Neukrantz, composer was born on April - 11.  

1638  Diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer was born on April - 11.  

1661  Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet was born on April - 11.  

Famous Deaths In April - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0678  Donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies on this day in history.  

1034  On April - 11 death of romanus III Argyrus, Byzantine emperor (1028-34), assasinated by wife  

1240  Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies on April - 11.  

1500  Death of Michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns on April - 11.  

1512  On April - 11 gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle  

1554  On April - 11 death of thomas Wyatt the younger, English rebel (b. 1521)  

1612  Death of Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566) on April - 11.  

1626  Death of Marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician (b. 1568) on this day in history.  

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