On This Day: October 11th
This is 285th day of the year and 81 days remain in the year.
English nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans.
The first staffed Apollo mission, Apollo 7, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.
Space shuttle Challenger astronaut, Kathryn Sullivan, became the first American woman to walk in space.
October 11 BirthdaysEleanor Roosevelt1884–1962, American humanitarian, born in New York City.
Steve Youngfootball player
Charles Revsoncosmetics industry executive
Joseph Alsoppolitical journalist
H. J. Heinzfood manufacturer
Joan Cusackcomic actress