April, 11

April 11 is the 101th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102th if leap year). It 264 days before the end of the year.


There is no celebration for this day!


Ugandan-Tanzanian War Ends

(April, 11 1979)
The Ugandan-Tanzanian War, in which Tanzania invaded Uganda to overthrow Idi Amin's regime, officially ends with the fall of Kampala, the Ugandan capital.

Apollo 13 is launched

(April, 11 1970)
Apollo 13, the third manned mission to land on the moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

United States Civil Rights Act of 1968 signed

(April, 11 1968)
The United States Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act, was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or gender.

Buchenwald concentration camp is liberated

(April, 11 1945)
The American army enters this camp located in the east of Germany. At least 56,000 people died there, including 11,000 Jews, between 1937 and 1945.

Launch of the SMS Blücher

(April, 11 1908)
The SMS Blücher, a German armored cruiser, is launched from the Kaiserliche Werft shipyard in Kiel, Germany.

Napoleon abdicates

(April, 11 1814)
Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates as Emperor of the French by signing the Treaty of Fontainebleau and is exiled to the island of Elba.


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 22th day of the astrological sign of Aries.