April 11 in History
1900April 11, 1900:
The U.S. Navy purchases the maiden edition of the modern submarine. The watercraft, also known as ‘USS Holland (SS-1)’, was built and designed by John Philip Holland.
1955April 11, 1955:
American romantic movie, "Marty", premieres. It marks the directorial debut of filmmaker, Delbert Mann. The movie’s cast comprises actors like Betsy Blair and Ernest Borgnine.
1966April 11, 1966:
American singer, Frank Sinatra, records his hit song titled "Strangers in the Night".
1976April 11, 1976:
Apple Computer Company launches the Apple-1 desktop computer. It was designed by Steve Wozniak.
1980April 11, 1980:
English singer, Paul McCartney drops hit single titled "Coming Up". It is the opening song on his album titled “McCartney II”.
1983April 11, 1983:
Ben Kingsley wins best actor award at the Academy Awards. He earned the prize for playing the title role in the film called "Gandhi".
1989April 11, 1989:
Philadelphia Flyers’ star Ron Hextall becomes the first goaltender in the history of the NHL to score in a playoff.
1991April 11, 1991:
Musical "Miss Saigon" makes its Broadway debut in New York City.
2012April 11, 2012:
2013April 11, 2013:
A number of fossilized eggs of a dinosaur, which contains embryos, are found in China.