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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  

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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  On April - 11 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  Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (d. 1549) was born on April - 11.  

1586  Pietro Della Valle, composer was born on this day in history.  

1602  Johann Neukrantz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history birth of diogo Diaz Melgaz, composer  

1661  Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet was born on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies  

1500  On this day in history death of michael T Marullus, Greeks poet, drowns  

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

1554  On this day in history death of thomas Wyatt the younger, English rebel (b. 1521)  

1612  Death of Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566) on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history death of marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician (b. 1568)  

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