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Historical Events In April - 11

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1981  Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen  

1981  On this day in history marie Ney, dies at 85  

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  On this day in history challenger astronauts complete first in space satellite repair  

1984  On April - 11 soyuz T-11 returns to Earth  

1985  On April - 11 enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76  

1986  Halley's Comet makes closest approach to Earth this trip, 63 M km on this day in history.  

1986  In New York City a Canadian 1921 50 cent piece fetches a record US$22,000 at auction on April - 11.  

1987  On this day in history erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83  

1988  David Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50 on this day in history.  

1989  On April - 11 philadelphia Flyers' goalie Ron Hextall scores short-handed into an empty net  

1989  On April - 11 henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68  

1990  On April - 11 harold Ballard dies at age 86; President of Maple Leaf Gardens and the Toronto Maple Leafs since 1961  

1990  Barbara Ann Miller, dies on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history ottawa to give $15 million compensation to families of victims of 1985 Air India Flight 182 disaster  

1991  On April - 11 space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands  

1991  On this day in history uN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration  

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 April - 11.  

1997  On April - 11 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  

1997  On this day in history michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52  

2006  President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of low-grade enriched uranium on April - 11.  

2006  On April - 11 the European Space Agency's Venus Express spaceprobe enters Venus' orbit.  

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 April - 11.  

2008  Merlin German, United States Marine on this day in history.  

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 April - 11 8.6 magnitude earth quack and 8.2 aftershock occurs off the coast of Indonesia  

2013  On this day in history 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  Frederick I the Warlike, elector of Saxony was born on April - 11.  

1374  Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (d. 1398) was born on April - 11.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of pietro Della Valle, composer  

1602  On April - 11 birth of johann Neukrantz, composer  

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

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  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  Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies on this day in history.  

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

1512  Gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle on April - 11.  

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  On April - 11 death of marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician (b. 1568)  

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