Check out below about Today in History India 11 April in Indian history or April 11 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 11 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on April 11
1919, 11th April: Establishment of the International Labor Organization.
1930, 11th April: Laxman cradle made of steel wires opened to the public in Hrishikesh.
1955, 11th April: The Air India Kashmir Princess (a chartered Lockheed L-749A Constellation aircraft owned by Air India) was bombed and crashed in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
1964, 11th April: Communist Party of India split into two.
1970, 11th April: The US launched Apollo 13 program for the moon campaign.
1979, 11th April: Ugandan dictator Idi Amin left power.
1976, 11th April: Apple’s Apple 1 computer was created.
1986, 11th April: Halley’s Comet approached Earth at a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers.
1999, 11th April: Successfully tested Agni-2 missile
2011, 11th April: Indian-American writer Jhumpa Lahiri was given the Pulitzer Prize for her debut work ‘Interpreter of Maladies’.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 11
1755: James Parkinson, an English surgeon, apothecary, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist.
1827: Jyotirao Govindrao Phule, an Indian social activist, thinker, anti-caste social reformer, and writer.
1869: Kasturba Gandhi, an Indian political activist. She is the wife of Mohandas Gandhi.
1887: Jamini Roy, an Indian painter.
1892: Mithuben Petit, one of the women pioneer Indian independence activists.
1904: K. L. Saigal, an Indian singer, and actor.
1908: Masaru Ibuka, a Japanese electronics industrialist and co-founder of Sony.
1951: Rohini Hattangadi, an Indian actress.
1977: Nidhi Razdan, an Indian journalist.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 11
1977: Phanishwar Nath Renu, an Indian writer of Hindi literature.
2001: Kamal Ranadive, an Indian biomedical researcher.
2007: Kurt Vonnegut Jr, an American writer.
2009: Vishnu Prabhakar, an Indian-Hindi writer.
2015: Hanut Singh, a General Officer in the Indian Army.