On this day: December 14

Published On: Dec 12 2012 10:12:02 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 14 2015 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 - Howard Cosell
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1984: Howard Cosell retires from "Monday Night Football" after 15 seasons. He had been a broadcaster for the series since its inception in 1970.

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