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 - Palm Sunday tornadoes
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

1965: Forty-seven tornadoes hit six Midwestern states, killing 271 people and injuring 1,500 more, in what becomes known as the Palm Sunday outbreak of 1965. It was the second-biggest outbreak on record at the time. Here a "double tornado" destroys a trailer park in Dunlap, Indiana.


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