On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • UN-backed ceasefire comes into effect in Yemen conflict between Iranian-backed Houthis rebels and government forces
  • Updated "Tree of Life" published in "Nature Microbiology" by scientists from Berkeley University in California

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Ford, Caribbean-born British singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), dies at 78