What Happened on April 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Race riot in London area of Brixton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model
  • Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Ney, dies at 85