Charles Darwin embarks on the HMS Beagle, "Howdy Doody" makes its TV debut, Apollo 8 splashes down after orbiting the Moon, and the Soviet Union occupies Afghanistan, all on this day.
1967: Bob Dylan's eighth studio album, "John Wesley Harding," is released. The album, which saw Dylan return to acoustic music after three albums of electric rock music, would reach No. 2 on the U.S. charts and top the UK charts.
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