On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 2011

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title.

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)
  • Grete Waitz, Norwegian long distance athlete (9 x NYC Marathon titles; World C'ship gold 1983; 5 x gold World Cross Country; WR x 4), dies of cancer at 57
2011 Highlights

About April 19, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries