- April 11 is the 10st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 102nd in leap years.
- There are 264 days remaining until the end of the year.
- The preceding day is April 10 .
- Next day is April 12.
April 11th Deaths (Here)
April 11 Events:
491 – Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor - known as Anastasius I.
1079 – Bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.
1241 – Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Muhi.
1512 – French forces led by Gaston de Foix win the Battle of Ravenna (War of the League of Cambrai).
1689 – William III & Mary II are crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
1713 – Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession) - Treaty of Utrecht.
1775 – The last person executed for witchcraft in Germany.
1814 – The Treaty of Fontainebleau ends the War of the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon Bonaparte.
1828 – Bahia Blanca foundation.
1856 – Juan Santamaria burns down the hostel where William Walker's filibusters are under seige (Battle of Rivas).
1865 – Last public speech by President Abraham Lincoln.
1868 – The Shogunate is abolished in Japan.
1876 – The Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks is organized.
1899 – Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States.
1905 – Albert Einstein reveals his Theory of Relativity (special relativity).
1919 – International Labour Organization is founded.
1921 – The Emirate of Transjordan is created.
1945 – American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp (World War II).
1951 – General Douglas MacArthur of overall command in Korea by President Harry Truman (Korean War).
1951 – The Stone of Scone is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey, having been taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students.
1952 – The Battle of Nanri Island.
1955 – Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed & crashes - failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
1957 – Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.
1961 – Trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem.
1965 – The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1965.
1968 – Civil Rights Act of 1968, signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson - prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, & financing of housing.
1970 – Apollo 13 is launched.
1976 – The Apple I is first created.
1979 – Idi Amin, the Ugandan dictator, is deposed.
1981 – Riot in Brixton, South London.
1987 – The London Agreement - signed secretly between King Hussein of Jordan & Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres.
1990 – Barrel of supergun, bound for Iraq, is seized by Customs officers in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom.
1993 – Riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
2000 – Opening of AT&T Park in San Francisco, Comerica Park in Detroit, & Minute Maid Park in Houston open.
2002 – The Ghriba synagogue bombing in Tunisia, by Al Qaeda.
2002 – An attempted coup d'état against President Hugo Chávez occurs in Venezuela.
2006 – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.
2007 – Algiers bombings - 2 bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers.
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