April 11th in History

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    1241 - Batu Khan defeats Bela IV of Hungary at the Battle of Muhi
    1512 - Battle of Ravenna
    1713 - War of the Spanish Succession (Queen Anne's War): Treaty of Utrecht
    1775 - Last execution for witchcraft in Germany
    1803 - French Foreign Minister Charles Talleyrand offers to sell all of the Louisiana Territory to the United States
    1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to Elba.
    1827 - The Greek national assembly at Troezene elected Capo d'Istria president of the republic.
    1856 - Battle of Rivas in the war between the Central American coalition and freebooter William Walker.
    1868 - The Shogunate is abolished in Japan
    1876 - The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is organized
    1888 - The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.
    1899 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States
    1921 - First sports broadcast on the radio
    1921 - The Emirate of Transjordan is created
    1945 - World War II: United States forces liberate Buchenwald concentration camp
    1947 - Jackie Robinson is the first African American to play in a modern-day Major League Baseball game
    1951 - Korean War: President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of overall command in Korea
    1961 - Bob Dylan makes his singing d├ębut in New York City
    1965 - The Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak: Fifty-one tornadoes hit in six Midwestern states killing 256 people.
    1967 - Pure evil is born into the world! :D
    1968 - Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.
    1968 - German student leader Rudi Dutschke is shot in Berlin
    1970 - Apollo 13 is launched
    1979 - Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed.
    1981 - Brixton riot (1981)
    2001 - The detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, People's Republic of China after a collision with an F-8 fighter is released.

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    1968: The American Indian Civil Rights Act is passed.
     
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    Wasn't that already on the list?

    So who is pure evil? Happy birthday pure evil.
     
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    actually, I was referring to the civil rights act passed by the tribes themselves. This act established tribal courts and the rights therein for all native americans.
     
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    Ah. i see.
     

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