On this day: October 11

POSTED: 02:56 PM PDT Oct 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 10, 2015 

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 - Teddy Roosevelt flying
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1910: Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane. He flew for four minutes with Arch Hoxsey in a plane built by the Wright Brothers at Kinloch Field in St. Louis, Missouri.


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