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 - Eleanor Roosevelt
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Library of Congress

1884: Eleanor Roosevelt, the longest serving first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945 as the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, is born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt in New York City.

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