On this day: December 7

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:21:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 07 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD December 7 - Apollo 17
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1972: Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The launch was also the first night launch of a U.S. human spaceflight and the final crewed launch of a Saturn V rocket. The crew took the photograph famously known as "The Blue Marble" as they left Earth.

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