On this day: December 14

Published On: Dec 12 2012 10:12:02 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 14 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington dies, a spacecraft flies by Venus for the first time, Bob Dylan releases his first single, President George W. Bush ducks flying shoes, and tragedy hits Sandy Hook, all on this day.

OTD December 14 - Dinah Washington
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1963: Grammy-winning singer Dinah Washington, who had 34 top 10 hits on the Billboard R&B charts, dies of a drug overdose at the age of 39 in Detroit, Michigan.

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