Ice hockey: The 2007 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs begin. The inaugural matchup features the Pittsburgh Penguins visiting the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario.
Thursday, April 11, 2002
Ten nations deposit their ratifications for the International Criminal Court at a United Nations ceremony, bringing the total to 66, well above the 60 needed to bring the Statute into force. The ICC will therefore come into force on 1 July 2002.
Second Treaty of Utrecht between Britain and France ends the War of the Spanish Succession.ref name=Pocket Date Book France cedes Newfoundland, Acadia, Hudson Bay and St Kitts to Britain.ref name=Cassell's Chronology/