On this day: April 11

Published On: Apr 08 2013 03:27:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon abdicates, Bob Dylan makes his professional debut, the Apple I is created, Idi Amin is deposed, and Halley's Comet does a cosmic drive-by of the Earth, all on this day.

OTD April 11 - Truman and MacArthur
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Harry S. Truman Library

1951: President Harry Truman relieves General of the Army Douglas MacArthur of overall command in Korea for making public statements that contradicted the administration's policies. Truman and MacArthur are seen here in 1950.

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