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11 April

217 – Roman Empire – Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus Pius Felix became Roman Emperor; Marcus Oppellius Antonius Diadumenianus appointed Junior Emperor. http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/macrinus.html

491 – Roman/Byzantine Empire – Flavius Anastasius Augustus became Roman Emperor (east). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastasius_I_Dicorus

672 – Rome – Adeodatus II became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adeodatus_II

678 – Rome – Pope Donus died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Donus

1241 – Hungary – Battle of Mohi (Mongol Invasion of Hungary). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

1471 – England – Edward IV became king (Restored). http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=edward4

1512 – Italy – Battle of Ravenna (War of the League of Cambrai). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ravenna_(1512)

1544 – Italy – Battle of Ceresole (Italian War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ceresole

1689 – England – Coronation of William III and Mary II. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=william3

1713 – Netherlands – Treaty of Utrecht signed (War of the Spanish Succession). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Utrecht

1775 – Germany – Last execution for witchcraft. http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=1882

1809 – France – Battle of the Basque Roads began (Napoleonic Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Basque_Roads

1814 – France – Treaty of Fontainebleau signed (War of the Sixth Coalition). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Fontainebleau_(1814)

1856 – Nicaragua – Battle of Rivas (Filibuster War). http://www.costaricaoutdoors.com/articles/history/epic-war.html

1881 – USA – Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary (Spelman College), Atlanta, Georgia founded. http://www.spelman.edu/about-us/history-in-brief

1888 – Netherlands – Concertgebouw opened. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concertgebouw

1908 – Germany – SMS Blücher armoured cruiser launched. http://www.sms-navy.com/bc/sms_bc_blucher.htm

1913 – UK – Nevill Ground cricket pavilion destroyed by suffragette arson attack. http://www.womenshistorykent.org/themes/suffrage/arson.html

1936 – Trinidad & Tobago – Pan Am plane crashed at Port of Spain, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19360411-0

1945 – Germany – Buchenwald Concentration Camp liberated by US forces (WWII). http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005198

1946 – UK – RAF plane crashed at Woodbridge RAF Station, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19460411-2

1948 – Spain – CAT plane crashed at Los Barrios, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480411-0

1952 – China – Battle of Nanri Island began (Chinese Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_Island

1952 – Puerto Rico – Pan Am Flight 526A ditched off San Juan-Isla Grande Airport, 52 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520411-0

1955 – Indonesia – Air India Kashmir Princess exploded off Great Natuna Islands, 16 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19550411-1

1965 – USA – Midwestern states hit by 51 tornadoes, 256 killed. https://youtu.be/KG_h-RKddqg WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2005/s2418.htm

1970 – USA – Apollo 13 launched. https://youtu.be/l0gvqu2fypA WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo13.html

1979 – Uganda – Idi Amin deposed. http://www.biography.com/#!/people/idi-amin-9183487

1981 – UK – Riots in Brixton, London. https://youtu.be/XwGscMQk_zY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_2523000/2523907.stm

1986 – USA – FBI Miami Shootout, 4 killed. https://youtu.be/-MnVbj9ooZo WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_FBI_Miami_shootout

1987 – UK – London Agreement signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peres%E2%80%93Hussein_London_Agreement

1993 – USA – Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Riot. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Ohio_Correctional_Facility#1993_riot

1996 – Israel – Operation Grapes of Wrath began (South Lebanon Conflict). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Grapes_of_Wrath

2002 – Tunisia – Bombing of Ghriba synagogue, 21 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghriba_synagogue_bombing

2004 – UK – Ingoldmells bus crash, 5 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Ingoldmells_bus_crash

2007 – Algeria – Two bombs exploded in Algiers, 33 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/6544437.stm

2011 – Belarus – Bomb exploded at Minsk Metro, 33 killed. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/belarus/8443809/Minsk-metro-blast-leaves-several-dead.html

2012 – Indonesia – Earthquake measuring 8.2Mw. epicentre near Banda Aceh, Northern Sumatra, 5 killed. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2012/usc000905e/

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1741 – George Bainton, John Wright, Joseph Tyson and John Barker were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1752 – Robert Loveday and Benjamin Farney were executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1789 – Robert Wilkinson was executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1801 – Samuel Lundy was executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1840 – James Bradley was executed at gallows behind Castle Walls.

http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf