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What Happened on April 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 Twenty year old Daunte Wright is shot and killed in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota by officer Kimberly Potter, sparking protests in the city, when the officer allegedly mistakes her own gun for her taser.
2018 An Ilyushin Il-76 which was owned and operated by the Algerian Air Force crashes near Boufarik, Algeria, killing 257.
2012 A pair of great earthquakes occur in the Wharton Basin west of Sumatra in Indonesia. The maximum Mercalli intensity of this strike-slip doublet earthquake is VII (Very strong). Ten are killed, twelve are injured, and a non-destructive tsunami is observed on the island of Nias.
2011 An explosion in the Minsk Metro, Belarus kills 15 people and injures 204 others.
2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in Algiers kill 33 people and wound a further 222 others.
2006 Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces Iran's claim to have successfully enriched uranium.
2002 The Ghriba synagogue bombing by al-Qaeda kills 21 in Tunisia.
2002 Over two hundred thousand people march in Caracas towards the presidential palace to demand the resignation of President Hugo Chávez. Nineteen protesters are killed.
2001 The detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, China after a collision with a J-8 fighter, is released.
1993 Four hundred fifty prisoners rioted at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continued to do so for ten days, citing grievances related to prison conditions, as well as the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis) against their religious beliefs.
1990 Customs officers in Middlesbrough, England, seize what they believe to be the barrel of a massive gun on a ship bound for Iraq.
1987 The London Agreement is secretly signed between Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres and King Hussein of Jordan.
1986 FBI Miami Shootout: A gun battle in broad daylight in Dade County, Florida between two bank/armored car robbers and pursuing FBI agents. During the firefight, FBI agents Jerry L. Dove and Benjamin P. Grogan were killed, while five other agents were wounded. As a result, the popular .40 S&W cartridge was developed.
1981 A massive riot in Brixton, south London results in almost 300 police injuries and 65 serious civilian injuries.
1979 Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed.
1977 London Transport's Silver Jubilee AEC Routemaster buses are launched.
1976 The Apple I is created.
1970 Apollo Program: Apollo 13 is launched.
1968 President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.
1968 Assassination attempt on Rudi Dutschke, leader of the German student movement.
1965 The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1965: Fifty-one tornadoes hit in six Midwestern states, killing 256 people.
1964 Brazilian Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco is elected president by the National Congress.
1963 Pope John XXIII issues Pacem in terris, the first encyclical addressed to all Christians instead of only Catholics, and which described the conditions for world peace in human terms.
1961 The trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem.
1957 United Kingdom agrees to Singaporean self-rule.
1955 The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
1952 Bolivian National Revolution: Rebels take over Palacio Quemado.
1951 Korean War: President Truman relieves Douglas MacArthur of the command of American forces in Korea and Japan.
1951 The Stone of Scone, the stone upon which Scottish monarchs were traditionally crowned, is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey. It had been taken by Scottish nationalist students from its place in Westminster Abbey.
1945 World War II: American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp.
1935 Stresa Front: opening of the conference between the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald, the Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini and the French Minister for Foreign Affairs Pierre Laval to condemn the German violations of the Treaty of Versailles.
1921 Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.
1909 The city of Tel Aviv is founded.
1908 SMS Blücher, the last armored cruiser to be built by the Imperial German Navy, is launched.
1881 Spelman College is founded in Atlanta, Georgia as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, an institute of higher education for African-American women.
1876 The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is organized.
1868 Former shōgun Tokugawa Yoshinobu surrenders Edo Castle to Imperial forces, marking the end of the Tokugawa shogunate.
1856 Second Battle of Rivas: Juan Santamaría burns down the hostel where William Walker's filibusters are holed up.
1814 The Treaty of Fontainebleau ends the War of the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon Bonaparte, and forces him to abdicate unconditionally for the first time.
1809 Battle of the Basque Roads: Admiral Lord Gambier fails to support Captain Lord Cochrane, leading to an incomplete British victory over the French fleet.
1727 Premiere of Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244b at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Electorate of Saxony (now Germany).
1713 France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Utrecht, bringing an end to the War of the Spanish Succession (Queen Anne's War). Britain accepts Philip V as King of Spain, while Philip renounces any claim to the French throne.
1689 William III and Mary II are crowned as joint sovereigns of Great Britain[5] on the same day that the Scottish Parliament concurs with the English decision of 12 February.
1544 Italian War of 1542–46: A French army defeats Habsburg forces at the Battle of Ceresole, but fails to exploit its victory.
1512 War of the League of Cambrai: Franco-Ferrarese forces led by Gaston de Foix and Alfonso I d'Este win the Battle of Ravenna against the Papal-Spanish forces.
1241 Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi.
491 Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
Famous People Born on April 11

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Year Name
1934 Ron Pember, English actor, director and playwright (d. 2022)
1981 Luis Flores, Dominican basketball player
1952 Peter Windsor, English-Australian journalist and sportscaster
1914 Norman McLaren, Scottish-Canadian animator, director, and producer (d. 1987)
145 Septimius Severus, Roman emperor (probable;
1979 Malcolm Christie, English footballer
1947 Michael T. Wright, English engineer and academic (d. 2015)
1908 Leo Rosten, Polish-American author and academic (d. 1997)
1959 Pierre Lacroix, Canadian ice hockey player
1919 Raymond Carr, English historian and academic (d. 2015)
Famous People Deaths On April 11

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Date Name
1992 James Brown, American actor and singer (b. 1920)
1990 Harold Ballard, Canadian businessman (b. 1903)
2015 Jimmy Gunn, American football player (b. 1948)
1612 Emanuel van Meteren, Flemish historian and author (b. 1535)
2000 Diana Darvey, English actress, singer and dancer (b. 1945)
2012 Ahmed Ben Bella, Algerian soldier and politician, 1st President of Algeria (b. 1916)
1939 Kurtdereli Mehmet, Turkish wrestler (b. 1864)
1908 Henry Bird, English chess player and author (b. 1829)
1895 Julius Lothar Meyer, German chemist (b. 1830)
1903 Gemma Galgani, Italian mystic and saint (b. 1878)