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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.

OTD March 11 - Antonin Scalia
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1936: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and is the longest-serving justice currently on the court, is born in Trenton, N.J.

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