Historical Events In April - 11
Tuesday, 28 March 2023
1956 On this day in history singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites
1956 French govt decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria on this day in history.
1957 On April - 11 ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes first jet to take-off and land vertically
1957 Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires on April - 11.
1958 Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF) on April - 11.
1959 "Jamaica" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 558 performances on April - 11.
1960 The first weather satellite launched (Tiros 1) on April - 11.
1961 Bob Dylan's first appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village on this day in history.
1961 Israel begins the Adolf Eichman world war II crimes trial on April - 11.
1961 On April - 11 bob Dylan makes his 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village
1961 On April - 11 francis de Bourguignon, composer, dies at 70
1962 New York Mets make a losing debut on this day in history.
1963 John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity and liberty on this day in history.
1963 On April - 11 john XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity & liberty
1965 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 and injuring 5,000 on April - 11.
1967 F Borngen discovers asteroid #3539 Weimar on April - 11.
1967 Harlem (NYC) voters defy Congress and reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr on April - 11.
1967 In Ottawa Ontario Bower Edward Featherstone convicted under the Official Secrets Act of acquiring confidential naval charts on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history pres Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act
1969 On April - 11 ludvig Irgens Jensen, composer, dies at 74
1970 On this day in history beatles' "Let It Be," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1970 Launch of Apollo 13, commanded by CAPT James A. Lovell, Jr., USN. Former naval aviator Fred W. Haise, Jr. was the Lunar Module Pilot. While 200,000 miles from Earth there was an explosion on board which forced Apollo 13 to circle the moon without landing. Mission duration was 5 days, 22 hours, and 54 minutes. Recovery was by HS-4 helicopters from USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) on this day in history.
1970 The American Apollo 13 spacecraft launched to the Moon on April - 11.
1970 Cathy O'Donnell, dies at 66 on April - 11.
1972 200,000 Hydro-Quebec workers, teachers, and hospital staff go on 2-week strike; largest in history on April - 11.
1973 Ted Decorsia, actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), dies at 69 on April - 11.
1974 On April - 11 curt Conway, dies
1975 Dorothy Patten, dies at 70 on April - 11.
1976 Liam Dunn, dies a 59 on this day in history.
1978 E F Helin and G Grueff discovers asteroid #3101 Goldberger on April - 11.
1979 On this day in history ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala
1980 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harrassment on April - 11.
1980 Paul McCartney releases "Coming Up" on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history charlotte Henry, dies
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