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On this day: March 11

Published On: Mar 05 2013 11:10:53 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 11 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.

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2011: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs a measure to eliminate most union rights for public employees, a proposal which had provoked three weeks of protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison.

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