On this day: December 28

Published On: Dec 27 2012 12:36:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.

OTD December 28 - American test tube baby
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1981: Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first American test-tube baby, is born in Norfolk, Virginia. She was the 15th baby in the world to be born as a result of the in-vitro fertilization procedure. Despite the nickname, the in-vitro fertilization that led to Carr's conception actually took place in a petri dish.

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