On this day: April 11

Posted: 4:27 PM EDT Apr 08, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 11, 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.

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2014: In the wake of the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, Kathleen Sebelius (far right) resigns as Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. During the same news conference, President Barack Obama also announced he was nominating Sylvia Mathews Burwell (second from right), the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace Sebelius. Burwell's nomination was confirmed by the Senate in June 2014.

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