On this day: April 11

Published On: Apr 08 2013 03:27:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2016 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 - Ryan White
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1990: Elton John plays at the funeral for Ryan White, an 18-year-old who became a national celebrity and spokesman for AIDS research and public education after being infected with HIV from a blood transfusion. Michael Jackson also attended the funeral and later dedicated the song "Gone Too Soon" to White.

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