On this day: October 11

POSTED: 5:56 PM Oct 10 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 11 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 - Henry Heinz
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Courtesy of Senator John Heinz History Center

1844: Henry Heinz, the American businessman of German descent who founded the H. J. Heinz Company, is born in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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