About April 11

April 11, 2021 is the 101st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 264 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Aries is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 296 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 11

  • 1241
    Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Muhi.
  • 1512
    War of the League of Cambrai: French forces led by Gaston de Foix win the Battle of Ravenna.
  • 1775
    The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
  • 1809
    Battle of the Basque Roads Naval battle fought between France and the United Kingdom
  • 1881
    Spelman College is founded in Atlanta, Georgia as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, an institute of higher education for African-American women.
  • 1908
    SMS Blücher, the last armored cruiser to be built by the German Imperial Navy, launches.
  • 1921
    Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.
  • 1945
    World War II: American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp.
  • 1951
    Korean War: President Harry Truman relieves General of the Army Douglas MacArthur of overall command in Korea.
  • 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.
  • 1952
    The Battle of Nanri Island takes place.
  • 1961
    The trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem.
  • 1979
    Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed.
  • 1987
    The London Agreement is secretly signed between Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres and King Hussein of Jordan.
  • 1990
    Customs officers in Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom, say they have seized what they believe to be the barrel of a massive gun on a ship bound for Iraq.
  • 1993
    450 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.
  • 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.
  • 2002
    Over two hundred thousand people marched in Caracas towards the Presidential Palace of Miraflores, to demand the resignation of president Hugo Chavez. 19 of the protesters are killed, and the Minister of Defense Gral. Lucas Rincon announced Hugo Chavez resignation on national TV.
  • 2007
    2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers, kills 33 people and wounds a further 222 others.
  • 2011
    2011 Minsk Metro bombing

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