On this day: April 11

Published On: Apr 08 2013 03:27:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2014 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 - Solar Max repair
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1984: Space shuttle Challenger astronauts George Nelson and James Van Hoften complete the first in-space satellite repair, retrieving and fixing the ailing Solar Maximum astronomy satellite.

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