On this day: April 11

POSTED: 01:27 PM PDT Apr 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 10, 2016 

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 - Ryan White
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1990: Elton John plays at the funeral for Ryan White, an 18-year-old who became a national celebrity and spokesman for AIDS research and public education after being infected with HIV from a blood transfusion. Michael Jackson also attended the funeral and later dedicated the song "Gone Too Soon" to White.


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