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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 - Spitak earthquake
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C.J. Langer/U.S. Geological Survey

1988: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits the northern region of Armenia, killing nearly 25,000, injuring another 15,000 and leaving 400,000 homeless.

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