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 - REM
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I.R.S. Records

1983: R.E.M.'s first album, "Murmur," is released. The record would reach No. 36 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, with the the lead single, "Radio Free Europe," reaching No. 78 on the singles chart that year.

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