On this day: October 11

POSTED: 4:56 PM Oct 10 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 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 - Kathryn D Sullivan
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1984: Aboard the space shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.

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