Today in History, English
Today in History, English

41941April 11Death2012 – Agustin Roman, American bishop (b. 1928)
41942April 11Death2013 – Don Blackman, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (Twennynine) (b. 1953)
41943April 11Death2013 – Grady Hatton, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1922)
41944April 11Death2013 – Thomas Hemsley, English actor and singer (b. 1927)
41945April 11Death2013 – Hilary Koprowski, Polish-American virologist and immunologist (b. 1916)
41946April 11Death2013 – Gilles Marchal, French singer-songwriter (b. 1944)
41947April 11Death2013 – Maria Tallchief, American ballerina (b. 1925)
41948April 11Death2013 – Clorindo Testa, Italian-Argentinian architect, designed the National Library of the Argentine Republic and Marriott Plaza Hotel (b. 1923)
41949April 11Death2013 – Jonathan Winters, American comedian, actor and screenwriter (b. 1925)
41950April 11Death2014 – Alfredo Alcón, Argentinian actor (b. 1930)
41951April 11Death2014 – Nandu Bhende, Indian singer and actor (b. 1955)
41952April 11Death2014 – Rolf Brem, Swiss sculptor and illustrator (b. 1926)
41953April 11Death2014 – Edna Doré, English actress (b. 1921)
41954April 11Death2014 – Bill Henry, American baseball player (b. 1927)
41955April 11Death2014 – Lou Hudson, American basketball player and sportscaster (b. 1944)
41956April 11Death2014 – Myer S. Kripke, American rabbi and scholar (b. 1914)
41957April 11Death2014 – Sergey Nepobedimy, Russian engineer (b. 1921)
41958April 11Death2014 – Jesse Winchester, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1944)
41959April 11Death2015 – Jimmy Gunn, American football player (b. 1948)
41960April 11Death2015 – Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, Bangladeshi journalist and politician (b. 1952)
41961April 11Death2015 – François Maspero, French journalist and author (b. 1932)
41962April 11Death2015 – Hanut Singh Rathore, Indian general (b. 1933)
41963April 11Death2015 – Tekena Tamuno, Nigerian historian and academic (b. 1932)
41964April 11Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Antipas of Pergamum (Greek Orthodox Church)Gemma GalganiGodebertaGuthlac of CrowlandGeorge Selwyn (Anglicanism)Stanislaus of SzczepanówApril 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
41965April 11Holiday and observanceJuan Santamaría Day, anniversary of his death in the Second Battle of Rivas. (Costa Rica)
41966April 12Event238 – Gordian II loses the Battle of Carthage against the Numidian forces loyal to Maximinus Thrax and is killed. Gordian I, his father, commits suicide.
41967April 12Event240 – Shapur I is crowned as king of the Sasanian Empire.
41968April 12Event467 – Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
41969April 12Event627 – King Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by Paulinus, bishop of York.
41970April 12Event1204 – The Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade breach the walls of Constantinople and enter the city, which they completely occupy the following day.

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