What Happened on April 19, 2011

Historical Events

Historic Event

Fidel Castro resigns his position of First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba after 45 years of holding the title [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)

Grete WaitzGrete Waitz (1953-2011)

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

  • Jaroslav Smolka, Czech composer (Metamorfosi), music director, dramaturge, pedagogue, and musicologist, dies at 78
2011 Highlights

About April 19, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • UK #1 Song: Party Rock Anthem - Lmfao/Lauren Bennett/Goonrock