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.

OTD March 11 - Oscar Mayer
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Wisconsin Historical Society

1955: Oscar F. Mayer, the Bavarian-born American entrepreneur who founded the processed-meat company that bears his name, dies in his sleep at the age of 95 in Chicago, Ill.

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