Events, Births and Deaths Happening on this Date
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Today is the 101st day of 2021. There are 264 days left in this year.
William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as emperor of France and was banished to the island of Elba.
President McKinley asked Congress for a declaration of war against Spain
The treaty ending the Spanish-American War was declared in effect
Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax.
During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald in Germany.
President Truman relieved Gen. Douglas MacArthur of his commands in the Far East.
Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the moon that was disrupted when an explosion crippled the spacecraft; the astronauts managed to return safely.
Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control. AP correspondent Serge Schmemann
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations specifically prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by supervisors.
President Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
Seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff, who'd hoped to become the youngest person to fly cross-country, was killed with her father and flight instructor when her plane crashed after takeoff from Cheyenne, Wyo