The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.
1965: Ranger 8 crashes into the moon after a successful mission of photographing possible landing sites for the Apollo program astronauts. Pictured is an image of the moon taken by the probe, showing the craters Ritter and Sabine.
Warner Bros. Television
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