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 - Julia Grant
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1902: Julia Grant, the first lady of the United States from 1869 to 1877 as the wife of President Ulysses S. Grant, dies at age 76 in Edgerton, Wis.

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