Sunday, February 5, 2023 (Week 06)

April 11 in History

What happened on April 11 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on april 11 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on april 11 in history.

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1996
Forty-three African nations sign the African Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty.
1991
The United Nations Security Council issues formal ceasefire with Iraq.
1986
Dodge Morgan sails solo nonstop around the world in 150 days.
1981
President Ronald Reagan returns to the White House from hospital after recovery from an assassination attempt.
1974
The Judiciary committee subpoenas President Richard Nixon to produce tapes for impeachment inquiry.
1968
President Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
1961
Israel begins the trial of Adolf Eichman, accused of war crimes during WWII.
1961
Folk singer Bob Dylan performs in New York City for the first time, opening for John Lee Hooker.
1951
President Truman fires General Douglas MacArthur as head of United Nations forces in Korea.
1945
After two frustrating days of being repulsed and absorbing tremendous casualties, the Red Army finally takes the Seelow Heights north of Berlin.
1942
Detachment 101 of the OSS–a guerrilla force–is activated in Burma.
1941
German bombers blitz Coventry, England.
1898
American President William McKinley asks Congress for declaration of war with Spain.
1814
Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to Elba.
1783
After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on 13 March, Congress proclaims a formal end to hostilities with Great Britain.
1713
The Treaty of Utrecht is signed, ending the War of Spanish Succession. France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain.
1512
The forces of the Holy League are heavily defeated by the French at the Battle of Ravenna.