April 11

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  • 491: Anastasius I becomes Byzantine emperor
  • 1034: Michael IV the Paphlagonian marries empress Zoe and ascends to the Byzantine throne.
  • 1838: The people of Hydra revolt, demanding exclusion from Greek conscription laws. The revolt will last five days.
  • 1911: An English military delegation arrives in Greece. Its task is to reform the Hellenic Navy.
  • 1965: Dervis Ali Kavazoglou and Kostas Misiaoulis, both members of left wing AKEL party, are shot to death in Cyprus by TMT terrorists.
  • 2008: Turkish Cypriot leader, Mehmet Ali Talat, used the newly-opened Ledra Street crossing to visit the Greek side of Lefkosia. Talat called his impromptu visit a "message of friendship".
  • 2012: Former Minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, is arrested on money laundering charges.