Historical Events In April - 11
Friday, 18 September 2020
1981 On this day in history ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him
1981 On April - 11 valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen
1981 Marie Ney, dies at 85 on April - 11.
1983 Statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate in March of 13.6% or 1,658,000 unemployed; a new record on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78
1984 Challenger astronauts complete first in space satellite repair on April - 11.
1984 Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth on this day in history.
1985 Enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history halley's Comet makes closest approach to Earth this trip, 63 M km
1986 In New York City a Canadian 1921 50 cent piece fetches a record US$22,000 at auction on this day in history.
1987 On April - 11 erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83
1988 On this day in history david Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50
1989 On April - 11 philadelphia Flyers' goalie Ron Hextall scores short-handed into an empty net
1989 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1990 Harold Ballard dies at age 86; President of Maple Leaf Gardens and the Toronto Maple Leafs since 1961 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history barbara Ann Miller, dies
1991 On this day in history ottawa to give $15 million compensation to families of victims of 1985 Air India Flight 182 disaster
1991 Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands on this day in history.
1991 UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history tom Rosqui, dies at 62
1992 Adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83 on April - 11.
1993 Mohammed el-Himi, brigade-general of Egyptian police, murdered on April - 11.
1994 On April - 11 johan Block, Dutch aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia), dies at 64
1996 Daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1997 In Southern Xinjiang, China a 6.2 earthquake occurred, at least 9 people killed, 89 injured, 100,000 homeless, thousands of buildings destroyed and 11,000 livestock killed in Jiashi County on April - 11.
1997 Michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.
2006 President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of low-grade enriched uranium on this day in history.
2006 The European Space Agency's Venus Express spaceprobe enters Venus' orbit on April - 11.
2007 Al Qaeda claims responsibility for two bomb blasts in the Algerian capital of Algiers. At least 33 people have been killed and 222 others injured on this day in history.
2008 Merlin German, United States Marine on April - 11.
2011 Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo is arrested in his home in Abidjan by supporters of elected President Alassane Ouattara with support from French forces thereby ending the 2010-2011 Ivorian crisis and civil war on April - 11.
2011 On April - 11 minsk Metro bombing
2012 On this day in history 8.6 magnitude earth quack and 8.2 aftershock occurs off the coast of Indonesia
2013 On April - 11 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico