Historical Events for 11th April 2021

1814 – Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates unconditionally and he is exiled to the island of Elba in the Mediterranean
1828 – Foundation of Bahia Blanca, Argentina
1881 – River ferry “Princess Victoria” sinks in Thames River, Ontario, 180 die
1898 – President McKinley asks for Spanish–American War declaration
1900 – The first modern submarine designed and built by John Philip Holland is purchased by the U.S. Navy
1967 – Tom Stoppard’s play “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” debuts in London at the Old Vic
1968 – WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1983 – NASA launches RCA-F
1993 – Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie
2012 – 2011 London riot looter is jailed for 11 years after starting a fire at a furniture retailer

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