What Happened on April 11, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico
  • 57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria
  • Fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China
  • Two women are beheaded for sorcery in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Famous Deaths

  • Grady Hatton, American baseball player and manager, dies from natural causes at 90
  • Hilary Koprowski, Polish virologist and immunologist, dies at 96
  • Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, dies at 88

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief