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April 11, 1890 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Ellis Island, New York, designated as an immigration station

Birthdays in History

  • Donna Rachele Mussolini, wife of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, born in Predappio, Romagna, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1979)

Deaths in History

  • Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man", dies of asphyxia at 27
1890 in History