On this day: October 11

POSTED: 02:56 PM PDT Oct 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 10, 2013 

The first successful manned Apollo mission launches, John Lennon releases the song "Imagine," George Washington gets a posthumous promotion, and Anita Hill accuses Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, all on this day.

OTD October 11 - Eleanor Roosevelt
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Library of Congress

1884: Eleanor Roosevelt, the longest serving first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945 as the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt in New York City.

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