Jesse James robs his first bank, Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, America heads to the moon one last time, instant replay is born, and Rod Blagojevich goes to prison, all on this day.
1947: Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench, who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983, is born in Oklahoma City. Bench, a 14-time All-Star and a two-time National League Most Valuable Player, won World Series championships with the Reds in 1975 and 1976.
Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images
Library of Congress
Mario Tama/ Getty
National Archives and Records Administration
Mark Davis/Getty Images
iStock / Spauln
WDBJ via Newsource
Barry Williams/Getty Images
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.