On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2011

Historical Events

  • After protests against the burning of the Quran turned violent, a mob attacked a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan and killed thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.

Film & TV History

Alan Rickman's last performance in "Seminar" on Broadway

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Gorman, American baseball executive (general manager Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox), dies at 82
2011 Highlights

About April 1, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries