What Happened on April 11, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Grady Hatton, American baseball player and manager, dies from natural causes at 90
  • Hilary Koprowski, Polish virologist and immunologist, dies at 96
  • Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87

Person of interestMaria Tallchief

Maria Tallchief, American prima ballerina, dies at 88

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Maria Tallchief