On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, People's Republic of China after a collision with an J-8 fighter are released

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), dies of cancer at 79
  • Sandy Bull, American musician (b. 1941)