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Historical Events In April - 11

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1921  Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies on this day in history.  

1922  On April - 11 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 this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history flemish Economic Covenant (VEV) forms in Ghent  

1927  Chilean gen Carlos Ibáñez names himself president on this day in history.  

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

1933  Hermann Goering becomes premier of Prussia on this day in history.  

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

1936  Mitya Stillman, composer, dies at 44 on April - 11.  

1939  Hungary leaves League of Nations on April - 11.  

1939  On April - 11 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  On April - 11 germany blitzes Conventry, England  

1942  On April - 11 distinguished Service Medal for Merchant Marines authorized  

1943  Frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his first (single-rotor) craft on April - 11.  

1943  Frank Piasecki, Vertol founder, flies his 1st (single-rotor) craft on this day in history.  

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 April - 11.  

1945  On this day in history u.S. troops liberate approximately 20,000 prisoners from Buchenwald.  

1945  Allied troops liberate Basket-Compascuum on April - 11.  

1945  On this day in history kamiel van Baelen, Flemish resistance fighter (in Dachau), dies at 29  

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

1947  Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball on this day in history.  

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 this day in history general MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea  

1951  Pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur on April - 11.  

1952  The Battle of Nanri island takes place on April - 11.  

1952  On April - 11 wadi' Sabra, composer, dies at 76  

1953  On April - 11 oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, & Welfare  

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

1955  On this day in history sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted  

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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 this day in history.  

1370  On this day in history birth of frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony  

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  Pietro Della Valle, composer was born on April - 11.  

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

1638  On April - 11 birth of diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer  

1661  On April - 11 birth of antoine Coypel, French painter/poet  

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Famous Deaths In April - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0678  On this day in history donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies  

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

1240  On April - 11 llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies  

1500  On April - 11 death of michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns  

1512  On this day in history gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle  

1554  Death of Thomas Wyatt the younger, English rebel (b. 1521) on this day in history.  

1612  On April - 11 death of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566)  

1626  Death of Marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician (b. 1568) on April - 11.  

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