On this day: December 7

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:21:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 07 2014 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 - Ted Knight
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1923: Actor Ted Knight, best known for his TV roles on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Too Close for Comfort," and for playing Judge Elihu Smails in "Caddyshack," is born Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka in Terryville, Conn. Knight, who won two Emmys in six nominations for his "Mary Tyler Moore Show" role, died of colorectal cancer at age 62 in August 1986.

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