Apr 1 Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.
- Apr 21 2001 NFL Draft: Michael Vick from Virginia Tech first pick by Atlanta Falcons
- Apr 28 Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world's first space tourist.
- Apr 30 The Mitchell Report on the Arab-Israeli conflict is published.
- Apr 30 US Vice President Cheney calls for increased domestic production of fossil fuels and increased usage of nuclear power to meet America's energy demand