What Happened on April 11, 2013

Historical Events

  • 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico
  • 57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria
  • Fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China
  • Two women are beheaded for sorcery in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
2013 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arrogate, American thoroughbred racehorse (Breeders' Cup Classic, World's Best Racehorse 2016; Pegasus World Cup, Dubai World Cup 2017), born in Clearsky Farms, Kentucky (d. 2020)
Born in 2013

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Voigt, German athlete (Olympic gold GDR long jump 1976), dies at 61
  • Grady Hatton, American baseball player and manager, dies from natural causes at 90
  • Hilary Koprowski, Polish virologist and immunologist, dies at 96

Jonathan Winters (1925-2013)

American comedian (The Jonathan Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), dies from natural causes at 87

Maria Tallchief (1925-2013)

American prima ballerina (The Nutcracker), dies at 88

About April 11, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  • UK #1 Song: Need U (100 Percent) - Duke Dumont Ft. Ame