On this day: April 11

POSTED: 01:27 PM PDT Apr 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 10, 2015 

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 - John O'Hara
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1970: American author John O'Hara, who became a best-selling novelist by the age of 30 with "Appointment in Samarra" and "BUtterfield 8," dies from cardiovascular disease at the age of 65 in Princeton, New Jersey. O'Hara was also known for his short stories and the novels "Pal Joey" and "Ten North Frederick."


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