On this day: December 14

Published On: Dec 12 2012 10:12:02 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 14 2012 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 - Apollo 17
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1972: Eugene Cernan is the last person to walk on the moon, after he and Harrison Schmitt complete the third and final extra-vehicular activity of the Apollo 17 mission. To date this is the last manned mission to the moon.

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