What Happened on April 11, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 450 prisoners riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continue for ten days, citing grievances about prison conditions and the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis)

Sport awardGolf Major

57th Masters Golf Tournament: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Jeff Rouse swims world record 100m backstroke (51.43 sec)
  • Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed el-Himi, brigade-general of Egyptian police, murdered
  • Rachmon Nabiyev, President of Tadzjikistan (1973..92), dies at 63