Historical Events In April - 11
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1981 Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him on April - 11.
1981 On April - 11 valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen
1981 On April - 11 marie Ney, dies at 85
1983 On this day in history statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate in March of 13.6% or 1,658,000 unemployed; a new record.
1983 Dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78 on April - 11.
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 Enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1986 Halley's Comet makes closest approach to Earth this trip, 63 M km on April - 11.
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 Philadelphia Flyers' goalie Ron Hextall scores short-handed into an empty net on April - 11.
1989 On April - 11 henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68
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 Barbara Ann Miller, dies on this day in history.
1991 Ottawa to give $15 million compensation to families of victims of 1985 Air India Flight 182 disaster on this day in history.
1991 Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands on April - 11.
1991 On April - 11 uN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration
1991 Tom Rosqui, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
1993 Mohammed el-Himi, brigade-general of Egyptian police, murdered on April - 11.
1994 Johan Block, Dutch aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history daniel Wolf, journalist, dies at 80
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 this day in history.
1997 On April - 11 michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52
2006 On April - 11 president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad confirms that Iran has successfully produced a few grams of low-grade enriched uranium.
2006 The European Space Agency's Venus Express spaceprobe enters Venus' orbit on this day in history.
2007 On April - 11 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.
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 this day in history.
2011 Minsk Metro bombing on April - 11.
2012 8.6 magnitude earth quack and 8.2 aftershock occurs off the coast of Indonesia on this day in history.
2013 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico on April - 11.