THIS DAY IN HISTORY 11/04


This Day in History 11/04

APRIL 11TH

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1868 – The Shogunate is abolished in Japan.

1876 – Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in Sudan

1898 – President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration

1899 – Treaty of Paris ratifies ends war; Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US

1900 – US Navy’s 1st submarine made its debut

1902 – Battle at Rooiwal, South-Africa

1906 – Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity

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1919 – The International Labour Organization is founded.

1939 – Hungary leaves League of Nations

1957 – Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.

1976 – The Apple I is created

1979 – Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala

1991 – UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration

2002 – An attempted coup d’état takes place in Venezuela against President Hugo Chávez .

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1987 – Joss Stone, English singer

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1996 – Edwin Clarke, historian/neurologist, dies at 76

2012 – Ahmed Ben Bella, First president of Algeria, dies at 93

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